honoring your evolving faith

Many historians, philosophers, and spiritual teachers now agree that collective history itself is going through an evolution of consciousness. We can readily observe stages of consciousness or stages of “growing up” in the world at large (e.g. today Christians do not believe that slavery is acceptable, but many at one time did). The individual person [Read More...]

faith is messy–which is where God is found

As long as you can deal with life in universal abstractions, you can pretend that the usual binary way of thinking is true, but once you deal with a specific or concrete reality, it is always, without exception a mixture of darkness and light, death and life, good and bad, attractive and unattractive. We who [Read More...]

my interview with Andy Gill on millennials and religion (with the tour option)

Oh Lord, how I hate seeing myself on video. Nevertheless. Below I have embedded a 25-minute interview I did last week with Andy Gill, “Pete Enns on Millennials and Religion.” Andy transcribed some highlights on his site, so be sure to go there, too. As you can see there, or by listening here, we covered [Read More...]

people are such absolute jerks (and so can you)

Today’s post is an interview with Dr. Chuck DeGroat about his latest book Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life (Including Yourself). Chuck, who has blogged here before (here and here), is the author of Leaving Egypt: Finding God in the Wilderness Places, and co-founder and senior fellow at the Newbigin House of [Read More...]

the christian life is not a self-improvement project

Most essentially, spirituality is openness to the Spirit….The whole thing is a dance. Your partner is the Spirit, who has already entered the dance floor and is calling for you to come. The Spirit will lead the dance. You only need to follow. Don’t hold back from trying to learn the first dance steps. Just [Read More...]


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