The Secularization of Suicide: Guarding the Elevators

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It’s a pleasure for me to publish this piece from Dr. Jerry Pattengale, who is University Professor at Indiana Wesleyan University as well as the Director of the Green Scholars Initiative. Jerry is a kind of academic entrepreneur, an innovator and developer of new learning approaches and ventures. * The Secularization of Suicide By Jerry Pattengale [Read More...]

When a Loved One Takes His Life

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I once belonged to a church where one of the pastors, it emerged, had been abusive toward his wife.  It got ugly, in part because of racial issues.  It was a Chinese church and the pastor’s wife was Caucasian.  Some felt the fate of their beloved church was threatened by the wife’s decision to act [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/13/12 – Leave Your Snakes Home; Jedi Knights and Faith; Positive Negative Thinking

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/13/12: Arlene Sanchez-Walsh, Patheos/Re-Generacion: “When I started teaching a class on global Pentecostalism this fall, I think the word was out that I was Pentecostal, and one of my students was stunned that I did not show up the first day of class in a long skirt, long hair, and no make-up–to which [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/10/12 – Suicide and the Code of Silence; Neither Gods nor Dogs; Dismissing Resentment

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/10/12: Father Tom Merola, Patheos/The Jesus Creed: “When a life abounds in love, love is not simply present; it teems with it, is filled with it, is rich beyond measure in love.” Thom S. Rainer, Baptist Press: Church for the Nones, Nominals & Nomads J. E. Dyer, Patheos/The Optimistic Christian: “One of the [Read More...]

When Christians Get Depressed

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Yes, depression is for Christians too. [Read more...]


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