Done with Religion

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What is church to Me

Sunday after Sunday for many years my wife and I have ‘gone to church’. We sat in a pre-planned service, being entertained, listening to one person …

Faith

“Unhitching” from a Misused Old Testament

On Wednesday, The Christian Post ran an article about Pastor Andy Stanley’s recent sermon where he stated that, “Christians need to unhitch the Old …

Jesus

Grow in Grace

Grace. It is not something we say before a meal. It is a life-changing event that was provided for us by a loving God. We are saved by grace. A …

Faith

Controversial Topics in the Church Today

As I was reading over a few articles recently, I came across one that was about the eight most controversial topics in the church today.<p>I read …

Faith

Periecho is the recognition of God's all encompassing love for the cosmos. Articles by contributors (from Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A.) explore the journey of life and a loving, inclusive God.

Imagine you are a Christian at a university and you are walking on campus and as you are walking you hear someone talking to a group of …

New Zealand

Australia

Periecho is the recognition of God's all encompassing love for the cosmos. Articles by contributors (from Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A.) …

Australia

What is the Bible? A Progressive Perspective

April 19, 2018 by Brandan Robertson<p><i>The following is a sermon that was delivered at Missiongathering Christian Church in San Diego, CA.</i><p>I really love, …

Theology

Your Politics is as Bad as Mine

Photo Credit: Chuck Coker<p>Religion and politics are historical bedfellows, and the Christian religion has been no exception. Throughout its history, …

Faith

The Bible is NOT the Center of Christianity

The Bible is <b>NOT</b> the center of Christianity. Fight me. Just kidding… Please be nice. Earlier this year I wrote a post called Everything in the Bible …

Christianity

The Face of Grace

Occasionally, when reading others’ blogs (in this case, a particular article on ‘Jesus without Baggage’), I come across some well-reasoned and …

Christianity

Will the Real You Please Stand Up

Have you ever sat down and asked yourself the question who am I? Not necessarily the who am I, why am I here question, but who is the real me.<p>A …

Loneliness

Fight Evil Not People

Growing up in church we have always been told that God was a god of love. In fact, it is stated in the bible that God IS love. Yet so often we have …

Life Passes to Quickly

A friend and Christian brother of mine recently passed away unexpectedly. It was quite a shock and something that is just now starting to sink …

Progressives and Evangelicals–Is It Really Us versus Them?

(This article originally appeared on christianpost.com on February 16, 2018<br>( …

You are Wrong and I Will Make Sure You Know It

Why do we christian people feel the need to point out what we think are sinful behaviors of others? Why do we seem to think certain things are more …

What Is A Churchboy?

Two years ago tomorrow, I sat down at this very same computer and poured my thoughts into the keyboard as I openly admitted that I am not the person …

Acceptance of Our Fellow Human Beings

I get so tired of seeing arguing and disagreeing among fellow christians. We certainly do not see a lot of unity and agreement. We are so divided and …

What the Bible Clearly Says

March 21, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>It’s one of the most common phrases I think I’ve ever heard from Christians when it comes to any conversation where …

Thoughts and Prayers

I have noticed a very common saying recently in regard to the violence and killings that have made the headlines. It is heard on TV, online and in …

What Happened to Love and Acceptance?

As I look over various postings on social media, it does not take long to realize there are a wide variety of opinions in the christian world. …

Behind the Mask

Growing up in christianity, I found myself always wearing a mask when I went to church. I always wore a smile on my face and I always acted like …

Days of Tragedy

In these days of so many tragedies it is easy to start posting articles on social media about what needs to be done. I have tried to stay away from …

Social Media

Two Tragedies in Recent Days

As I sit here thinking about two tragedies that have happened in the last few days, I find my heart aching for the people and families involved.<p>On …

Law Enforcement

God is Within Us

It can be hard accepting the fact that God lives within us. For years we were taught God is in heaven and if we follow the commandments and do good …

Faith

Obey God by Giving Me Your Money

One big sore spot with me within the christian religion is listening to big-named evangelists and preachers tell us we need to give them our money so …

Faith

Done with Religion (@DonewthReligion) | Twitter

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Freedom of Speech

Here in the United States we are always talking about freedom of speech. I have to say I am in favor of it, yet many times the practice of it seems …

Freedom Of Speech

Beauty Will Save the World

<b>For about thirty years, I have thought something was wrong with the way we practice Christianity.</b><p><b>At first, I thought the church’s methods were out of</b> …

Faith

Why I Choose to Live My Faith Outside of Organized Religion

Let me start by making my premise clear: Believing in God doesn't mean I believe in religion, and believing in Jesus doesn't mean I believe in the religion of Christianity. While I accept I'll often be lumped into these groups because I believe in God and Jesus, I know that I myself don't subscribe …

Days of Uncertainty

Living in these days of uncertainty, for me it is good to have a faith and trust in God. I know not everyone agrees with me on that and I certainly …