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Why Multigenerational House Sharing May Be the Wave of the Future
Originally Posted: 09/30/2014 - 3:29pm | Type: Blog

As early Christians discovered in their bold experiment in communal living, multigenerational living requires putting the other first, not oneself; approaching decisions with humility; an attitude of gratitude ...

David Brooks and Religious Hostility: Tasting Goodness
Originally Posted: 01/28/2014 - 1:34pm | Type: Blog

Why do religious believers spend so much energy reinforcing their (our – I’m one of those orthodox believers) borders, building thicker and higher dividing walls designed to keep out the underserving, the sinn ...

Debt Ceiling 101: Boundaries and Original Sin
Originally Posted: 10/08/2013 - 9:49am | Type: Blog

The U.S. Treasury believes a default could cause another recession far worse than what we experienced in 2008. Of course, this pending crisis is completely manufactured and entirely avoidable. ...

Creating Connections by Erasing Boundaries
Originally Posted: 05/07/2013 - 2:47pm | Type: Blog

Yes, it’s a tough time to be a denominational partisan, to believe one’s own tradition is absolutely right and all others wrong. But that was never God’s desire. God has wanted oneness, not separation; and hum ...

Take a Walk on 9/11
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, many of us are wondering how best to honor the many victims of that tragedy and its aftermath. As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 appro ...

What Men and Women Lose Under Complementarianism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Any discussion of shared authority and responsibility between men and women must start with the importance Jesus placed on unity among his followers. Any discussion of shared auth ...