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#Christianity, you keep saying that word, I don’t think it means what you think it means

1. Christianity to me isn’t about finding all the answers, but asking the essential questions (look at the Gospel its people asking Christ ?s and Christ asking people ?s) gathering together and acknowledging that God is bigger and greater than our understanding of things, and we’d rather see thing more God’s way than our own … Continue reading

Millennials, Fantasy & Faith (and why does Katy keep putting them together)

Here is an article about our continued consideration of the “God is dead” question… “Was Nietzsche right in thinking that God is dead? Is it truly the case that—as the German sociologist Max Weber, who was strongly influenced by Nietzsche, believed—the modern world has lost the capacity for myth and mystery as a result of … Continue reading

God Gives Enough Bread

Right after Jesus Christ Feeds a Billion people (slight exaggeration) with some crumbs of bread and fish oil (again hyperbolically speaking)….* He then speaks of himself as the bread of life. One where he references the story of Moses, God and Manna… An often overlooked piece of this story is when they gather the bread … Continue reading

Queer Creation: A synchroblog!!!

May thanks to my AMAZING sister who wrote this essay in response to my questions!!!! What is your favorite series to read? How does it relate to your real life experience? Does it help to inform who you are/want to be? Well any week that you ask me this I’m likely to have a different … Continue reading

“I don’t believe it, but I’m sticking to it. That’s my definition of faith.”

“I don’t believe it, but I’m sticking to it. That’s my definition of faith.” My Brief Theology of Belief vs. Faith Belief is individual Faith is communal   Belief is confessional Faith is God given   Belief is about structuring the world Faith is letting go to God’s plans   Beliefs are what we hang … Continue reading

When do you Experience God repost

Reblogged from http://www.patheos.com/blogs/peterenns/2013/07/where-do-you-experience-god-well-answer-me/ (Studies say that what conservative churches have over mainline is that we are not good about directly testifying about who God is in our lives) Where do you experience God? Well, answer me. July 28, 2013 By Peter Enns Leave a Comment I actually did this. All by myself. Quartered and stacked. Three rows deep. I … Continue reading

Why millennials are leaving the church

Originally posted on CNN Belief Blog:
Opinion by Rachel Held Evans, Special to CNN (CNN) — At 32, I barely qualify as a millennial. I wrote my first essay with a pen and paper, but by the time I graduated from college, I owned a cell phone and used Google as a verb. I still remember…

WHy Church is not about Belief in JESUS!!!!

Every time we talk about belief in the Bible, the word is actually faith. WAHOO! LET THE REVOLUTION BEGIN: religion is about belief, whereas it should be (and spirituality really is about) faith. For a handy chart with some scripture click here Here is the deal Beliefs are the limit of human capabilities, they allow … Continue reading

Stop Everything! Its a defining Moment!!

My new definitions of spirituality and church….”I think that belief is an individual thing and faith is a group thing…personally I like to have access to both” Why do people god to church part 2 (you gotta love my defining moments ha!)

Batman and Baptism

Baptism Message: You are beautiful and loved and perfect as a newborn naked baby, the more “Naked” you can be with God, the more you can share in the glory of Christ’s love (both reviewed in Skinny Dipping and Embodied Spirituality and Nakedness)… Reality…Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman, then always be batman. … Continue reading

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