Tag Archives: God

An Interfaith Conversation is Less About Change and More About Relationship

In the last few years I have had a lot of conversations on faith. This whole “going to seminary thing” certainly warranted such conversations. Upon my graduation I had so many people tell me, “Now, go save lives, Jonathan and … Continue reading

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The awful things we hear…

We’ve all heard them. If you’ve ever been in a discussion about religion and sin, chances are, you’ve heard this phrase (particularly if you’re from the Southern half of the U.S.): “Love the sinner; hate the sin”– And this is … Continue reading

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Part 3: The Spiritual Self

Sometimes, this is the easiest portion of ourselves to take care of. Sometimes. However, most of the time it’s the most difficult to care for. We go and go, and rarely think of taking care of our spirits. One might … Continue reading

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“Own it; Admit it; Change it.”

It’s probably been over-done on blogs, media, social networks, and new reports alike; however, I find it a conversation worth continuing. The Rick Warren and Asian religious community fiasco. I’ll get back to that in a moment though. What does … Continue reading

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The Seven Day Church

Have you ever thought about what church will be like in the future? What if Church really did fully expand beyond the point of Sunday and Wednesday (or whichever two days a week your church runs)? Talking about the future … Continue reading

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Smiling Jesus

Church marketing gone bad. We, hopefully, can agree that most church (at least) have good intentions to start with when it comes to marketing. There are so many ads out there on differing social medias and the church is just … Continue reading

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On the Fringes of Society

Most people have differing groups, clubs, societies, pubs, churches, pub-churches, schools, associations, etc… that they are a part of that make them feel welcome. Most people. Then, there are those who are thrust to the outside of our society. They … Continue reading

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