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Parshat Noach: Building Unity through Diversity

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The Threat of Universalism:

As I scanned the newspaper over Shabbat I noticed that familiar feeling of dread creeping up on me again. 3,713 more words

Fugitive Slave Acts and the Limits of Cultural Sensitivity?

As part of a seminar series on slavery and abolition we’ve started to discuss the impact of the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.  It was designed as part of a compromise package of measures that would keep the United States together as northern and southern states started to act and vote sectionally in response to urgent concerns as to whether the new territories of the Union would be organised into slave states or free states.   696 more words

One God and Father of All!

Ephesians 4:6  This sermon is the last in our series, “The Walk That is Worthy.”  Today we learn how God the Father is over us all, through us all, and in us all.   65 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Coeur d'Alene city officials to pastors: perform gay marriages or face jail, fines

From the Alliance Defending Freedom web site.


Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order Friday to stop officials in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, from forcing two ordained Christian ministers to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples.

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Why (go back to) Christianity?

In the past my religious beliefs were focused on what was right and what was wrong. When I was a fundamental Christian I thought I was right because I believed the Bible was 100% right. 772 more words

Greg Boyd: Do All Roads Lead to God?

Pastor, author and MennoNerd blogger Greg Boyd has written an excellent piece on his ReKnew website that really brings up the sharp apologist in him. I deliberately share his whole text here because we believers have all things in common: 861 more words

Church & Theology

Stepping Stones

Earlier I reblogged Defeating the Dragons post on why she’s still a Christian. Here are some more words from around the internet regarding Christianity that I found interesting. 497 more words