Why – Spirituality?

Many people are intuitively attracted to the idea of spirituality - and probably just as many are repelled by it. Why is that? Some of the connotations of spirituality can be quite negative for rational-minded people, which can explain the latter situation. Communing with the dead, seeing past lives, and accessing other non-local realities is not appealing to those who pride themselves on their focus on the here and the now. To the strictly rational mind, anything that is not about the about our … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for Faith Beyond Belief? Take the Challenge!

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Are you ready to consider what a faith that is not grounded in religious belief might consist of? I am taking this opportunity to announce that my book, Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who Left Their Church Behind, was published by Quest Books in October, 2012, and is now available.Despite its title, Faith Beyond Belief: Stories of Good People Who Left Their Church Behind is not a book against religion. Instead it challenges readers to consider a broader, more sophisticated … [Read more...]

Beware about Back to Church Sunday!

As part of a growing national movement to ignite "spiritual awakening" in America, more than 14,000 churches are expected to invite people to come back to church on National Back To Church Sunday (NBTCS), Sept. 16, 2012. http://backtochurch.com/This sounds like a very good movement – until you consider two things:1)          The organization’s statement of faith http://backtochurch.com/add_your_church/statement_of_faith includes only the most insular and parochial view of spirituality. It … [Read more...]


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