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Truth is Uncomfortable

Jesus never said it would be easy. In fact, He promised the opposite (John 15:18).

“Comfort is the one thing you cannot get by looking for it.

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What is Deconstruction?

By now, you’ve probably heard some Christians (or ex-Christians, or post-Christians) talk about deconstructing their faith. Defining that term is a little difficult: in the context of the secular world, it relates to a complicated postmodern literary theory that prods at the limitations of language and knowledge. 1,212 more words

Homilies

The Benedict Option

It’s Time for Christian’s to Disappear! 

What? Yes, to hide, to go underground, to withdraw to the margins of society, in some cases literally “head for the hills.” We have entered a dark age for Christianity, and the only way to preserve the seeds of faith is to form small Christian subcultures that intentionally orient their lives fully around the worship of God. 1,322 more words

Wrestling With Books

Judge Not? A Christian Dilemma or Excuse?

Do not judge, or you too will be judged” (Matthew 7:1)

At first, this sounds like an ominous warning to those who would presume to judge others. 390 more words

Welcome

The other day I had breakfast with Paul. Paul and I went to Westmont College, an evangelical Christian school in Santa Barbara. I hadn’t seen Paul in years, and we had a fair amount of catching up to do. 652 more words

Fixing our Eyes on the Unseen

“Teach me the happy art of attending to things temporal with a mind intent on things eternal.’#valleyofvision

I came across this tweet the other day, that for me, summarizes how a Christian should approach those political, social, and economic events that surround their lives on a daily basis.   568 more words

Considering The Gospel Comes with a House Key

Rosaria Butterfield has written two quite different books so far. Her first, Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, was largely narrative with some extended musings. 1,824 more words