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When Jesus Let Religion Leave

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When Jesus let Religion Leave John 6:66 …many of His disciples followed him no more. When I read John chapter six I get a strong feeling of déjà vu, like somehow I have been there before. After reading this passage I am usually left with a deep sense of introspection. The fingers of self blame […]

January 7, 2015 / By / , , , , / 1 Comment
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Why I am no longer a Christian…and neither are you.

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Why I am no longer a Christian…and neither are you.   When I think of Jesus I don’t think of Christians and when I think of Christians I really don’t think much about Jesus. The two don’t really strike the same chord in my heart, they never have. I could argue that this should be […]

January 4, 2015 / By / , , , , / 3 Comments
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The Day Jesus Repented

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The Day Jesus Repented I find that my well beloved theology is strenuously tested in the presence of Jesus. Things that I once held so tightly to seem silly against the backdrop of the Ancient of Days. In fact, my hard earned “maturity” plummets when I enroll in the school of Christ. God seems to have […]

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A letter for the Suicidal

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To my friend who is thinking about ending it all, I know what it is like to think more about the end than the now, dying more than living, the pain more than the healing. I know what it is like to only want to escape. I know what it is like to despise yourself […]

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When the Church Hurt Me

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When the church breeds more pain than love, it is very easy for me start a movement against the institution, and I find no lack of recruits. Thousands of us find a natural ease in locating both beams and splinters in the body, the leadership, and the organization itself. The sheer number of those who […]

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