If We’re A Christian Nation… When Will We Stop Bombing Weddings?

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In April, 2009, President Obama caught holy hell from the Christian right for saying that America was no longer a “Christian Nation”. His statement prompted a backlash from groups including Focus on the Family, who insist that America was, and forever should be, a Christian nation. Truth be told, I wish we were. The word [Read More...]

Keeping the “X” in Xmas: it’s not some secular conspiracy

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Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Soon our stockings will be hung by the chimney with care (something the Corey family did the day before Thanksgiving), gifts will be wrapped and placed beneath the tree, Christmas cheer will fill the air, and our Facebook news feeds will begin to be clogged with posts [Read More...]

Forgotten Lessons from Jesus: Sometimes, You Just Gotta Love Yourself & Get Away.

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This past Sunday, as soon as we were finished with church, my wife and I left town. Sunday marked our 6th anniversary, and we hadn’t really been away together since our second year of marriage. Life, has a way of taking over. With a never-ending, one-two-punch of stressful life events, we knew that we needed [Read More...]