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To the Dying Church From a Millennial
Originally Posted: 05/08/2014 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

While the studies indicate that organized communities of faith are in decline, the amount of men and women who are seeking and finding a radical faith in Jesus is increasing. Dear ...

If Millennials Leave Religion, Then What?
Originally Posted: 04/21/2014 - 3:59pm | Type: Blog

As the Pew Research Center recently found, today’s young people are “less likely than older generations to be affiliated with any religion.” As the Pew Research Center recently ...

What the Numbers Say About Losing Our Religion
Originally Posted: 07/16/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

Among the list of U.S. institutions—banks, the medical system, the U.S. Supreme Court, Congress—where would you pin organized religion? Among the list of U.S. institutions—banks, ...

Hurricanes and Spoiled Romance
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

When our ideas about nature come primarily from Sierra Club calendars or selected snippets from Thoreau, an east coast earthquake and monster hurricane (in the same week) are powerful wake-up calls. ...

God's Love is Stronger Than Our Doubt
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

Is it just me, or does anyone else think it's kind of weird how we've named Thomas, "Doubting" Thomas. We don't give the other characters in the New Testament little nicknames ... ...

Happy Birthday Darwin!
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>In commemoration of Charles Robert Darwin's 200th birthday, Darwin Day Celebration, a nonprofit 501(c)3 educational corporation, is hosting <a href="http://www.darwinday.org">Darw ...

New Year's Hope from Love All The People and The Last Lecture
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

As 2008 came to a close, I found myself mourning the unexpected loss of several people I thought were friends. Simply put, they chose to do venture down some very self-destructive paths. ...