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Irreverin

How To Do It All

If you are fatigued from all that love demands of you, and feeling that there will never be enough coffee or boxed wine in the world to make it all come out ok, I hope you hear this reminder that nobody is holding a secret map. 

Hellbound?

Frame or Be Framed

If we continue to accept the frame handed to us by our enemies, we will become weaker and weaker as we deplete ourselves both economically and morally in an endless cycle of mutual destruction.

Sarah Over the Moon

Liberating Liturgies: A Creed and a Call

Recently, I was thinking about the Apostles’ Creed, and how I cannot say the words in it anymore and actually mean them. So, when I got home from work, I sat down and rewrote it.

Interfaith Encounters

When Dialogue Must Stop

There is no time for inter-religious dialogue when a life is in the balance.

Emerging Voices

Learning Action and Contemplation with Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr's new Living School for Action and Contemplation has launched a new synthesis of Christian learning for which I believe the world is waiting.

The Spiritual Landscape

Is the Islamic State Islamic?

If the descriptive shoe fits, from a sociological or anthropological point of view, you have to wear it.

Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome

Martha Beck, Lissa Rankin and Me: Three Spiritual Practices for Peace

Yesterday I interviewed these two inspirational, bestselling authors–and personal heroes of mine– about spiritual health & healing, miracles, recovery, and spiritual practices for peace. 

Christianity is Changing

The Anti-Christ is Alive and Well in American Christianity

It is critical for us to longer keep our heads buried in the sand but to wake up to the good news that is indeed the gospel, the gospel of both ‘New’ and ‘Old’ Testaments.

Formerly Fundie

Why Jesus Wants You to Stop Spanking Your Kids

Studies on spanking kids reveal that Jesus was right– the use of violence only creates a cycle of more violence.

Faith Forward

Three Ways to Embrace The Sacred This Year

Amidst our drive by, fly by, shop-till-you-drop frenzy of a world, most of us have conditioned our capacity for attentiveness, for contemplation, for hearing the “still small voice of God” right out of ourselves.

Christian Piatt

What Christianity Can Learn from the Dalai Lama

If there’s one thing I’ve always been particularly attracted to in Buddhism, it’s the emphasis on placing one’s ego second to the needs of others.

Progressive Christian Video Gallery

When the Game Stands Tall - Official Trailer

Frank Schaeffer and Brian McLaren: Conversations about Change

John and Catherine Shore: NALT Christians

Brian McLaren on Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World

Video Courtesy: Jericho Books

Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass and Others on Progressive Christianity

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions

Beyond the Either/Or God with the Rev. Yvette Flunder

Stanley Hauerwas on Prayer

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions

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