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"Why can't Christians date non-Christians?"

It’s a question that is regularly asked, but not always accurately answered. It confuses, perplexes, and even angers both Christians and non-Christians alike. It sounds elitist, holier-than-thou, and downright condescending. 1,641 more words

Christianity & God

The Secret Teachings of All Ages - A Breakdown in Esoteric Symbology

THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES: “An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy By Manly P. Hall First published in 1928, this volume includes fifty-four stunning full-page color plates by noted artist J.

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Something needs to change.

Have you ever known deep inside that something needs to change but don’t know what the change should be?

Have you ever known the right thing to do and just really didn’t want to do it? 528 more words

I wish the Affordable Health Care Act could work, I really do.

I wish the Affordable Health Care Act could work, I really do.

I am frustrated!

Political propaganda has so twisted fundamental Christian principles I almost feel like a bad guy for wanting to help the poor and destitute! 511 more words


Coming to the end of myself

Coming to the end of myself is never a pleasant experience. However, it seems to me that sometimes things do have to unravel, dreams do have to be dashed, hopes do have to lie unfulfilled. 431 more words

On Life And Faith

Indifference (Goodness, part III)

Last year, I went with a colleague to hear Barbara Kingsolver, who was reading from her new novel, Flight Behavior. The book tells the story of an encounter between Appalachian farmers and global climate change, between scientists and a group of people who have barely finished eighth grade. 663 more words

The Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister

The Dark Side of Stewardship

The dark side of stewardship

(Reflections from Sunday)

Years ago I had a young man with a severe addiction come and see me.  One I would not feel comfortable sharing in a public forum.  660 more words