I saw this video the other day and it has had me spinning in thought ever since. It asks a very relevant question that may not have been asked 200…400…or even 2000 years ago in religious circles. The reason it interested me so much is precisely that the churches I came out of were notorious … More Do Religious Leaders and Con Artists Work The Same?
Here is a great post by The Better Thing. Short and to the point. Check it out. Entangled – http://wp.me/p1J4D4-vC
I had another conversation with someone the other day…it’s coming out more and more. The honesty is telling for sure. They are talking about the worship experience at their church….and how it just doesn’t seem real. It seems contrived. It seems all put together, yet it’s pitched as if God came in and took everything … More What’s An Acceptable Form Of Worship?
My life has been a series of stories. As you could imagine, as the one who is living in the story itself, things get pretty interesting at times. But they haven’t just been a collection of any type of stories. They have been page after page of some of the most meaningful, challenging, raw and… via … More If You’re Willing To Take A Risk With Your Heart — The Better Man Project
Our dualistic ideology has no problem putting God on our side. We have no problem using the bible to justify our position against our enemy. Why not? The bible is full of examples of God being on one side and against the other. Do you think this is who God is? I ask this only because … More We Use God As A Weapon
This is a great couple sentences…think on it. Jesus came to correct our misunderstanding of God. Not to make our standing with God correct. Correct — The Better Thing
Maybe one of the biggest problems with religion…and Christianity as an institution….is our dualistic ideology of God. To think that God has an enemy, or to place God in a situation where God has to fight to win. This way of thinking is old and spread throughout pagan religions for thousands of years….yet I think … More God Is Not Dualistic…God Is On Our Side
Easter just passed us by and it is the time of year that we reflect on Life….that the life of Jesus was resurrected from the dead. Along with that, we also recognize that Jesus died first, or course, to make a resurrection possible. So, it’s this time of year that people ask questions surrounding the … More Atonement Theory
The absolute display of unconditional love here is inspiring. Watch it and see what God looks like in 2016 and maybe what Jesus looked like in his day. Do not be afraid to admit that this is the power that can change the world that we live in. Where politics, war, and religion undoubtedly fall … More Unconditional Love
You can’t see the picture when you’re in the frame. It has always been hard for me to see certain aspects of my life and what’s actually going on. The truth is, I have a certain amount of blindness. Blindness in being able to see certain things that are taking place. As time has… Stepping Outside … More Stepping Outside Of The Frame