Do we even need religion any more? By Christian Piatt (Originally published in PULP) It’s no secret that organized religion in America has slipped dramatically in the public eye during the past several decades. Though just as many people claim to have some sort of faith in a higher power, since the 1970s we’ve witnessed [Read More…]
We have folks ask us all the time what worship is like at Milagro. And although we usually podcast Amy’s sermons on the church podcast, we don’t usually record the whole service. But since it was Easter, we decided to do the whole thing, edited down for time, and share it. [Read more…]
how would you not be overwhelmed with despair?
is the world ultimately a cold, hard, dead place?
does death have the last word? [Read more…]
When I was younger, there were many stories in the Bible that freaked me out. While the Sunday School classroom walls were covered with cute arks and animals walking two-by-two, the subtext is about an angry God exacting cataclysm on nearly every living . Is this really a kid’s story? Then we have David killing Goliath with a rock, people being thrown into pits of lions, tossed into ovens … it’s enough to give a kid nightmares, especially if the lesson taken from the tales is “straighten up or God will make you dead meat.” [Read more…]