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

Depression

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


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