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Facing Trial with Honest Questioning

God doesn’t fear our questions, and neither should we. But those questions should lead to studying, our studying to pondering, and then our pondering to prayer.

Religiosity belongs in a unique category

Like stories, like music, like theater, like love, faith operates in that realm of experience that refuses to be measured, weighed, or proven.

Arguments why God (very probably) exists

Does God exist? Michael Peligro, CC BY-ND Robert H. Nelson, University of Maryland Note from Editor of The Conversation US: This is a revised version of the...

Dear exhausted Evangelical

The end of the story is that I escaped my mental jail cell without losing my faith. But it wasn’t immediate or simple. It was a complicated process that involved trauma, unconventional theology classes, and listening to the unexpected, still, small voice of the Holy Spirit.

The Jesus Prayer in practice

By reciting the words, “Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner,” I am taken deeper in my connection with the Master of the Universe; I enter into the place of God through Christ Jesus, and find the God of love.

Faith in the Streets: a Civics Lesson

Would MLK Jr. have joined in the shouts of "save our health care" at Monday's rally? Would Jesus? Are those the right questions to ask?

Decisions have consequences

But we rarely think about them, much less ask God to make us aware.

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