Brent Curtiss

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A Pastor Walks Into a Room Full of Atheists

By guest blogger Caleb Pitkin<p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>Caption: Photo of Rev. Caleb …

When We Don't Agree on Who God Is

I grew up in a church that had a clear and precise definition of who God is. We gathered together every week to worship God and celebrate Him. We sang songs with words like, "let me tell you who Jesus is". The very fabric of our lives were woven together by our definition of him. We had a long list …

Want Mind-Blowing Sex? Get Married (And Save Civilization)

I remember as a teen being aghast at hearing a mother defend her son for shacking up by telling me casually—<i>at church</i>—that it was good for young …

Relationships

30 chords acoustic guitar players need to know

Introduction<p>Open chords<p>If you’ve got the basics covered, the variations shown here should inspire you with some new sounds without being too much of …

Kim Davis, gay marriage, and the death of Christian privilege in America

Arrested for denying marriage licenses to gay couples, Kim Davis is now being championed by the Republican candidates as a hero. Her imprisonment …

LGBTQI

Kim Davis is Not a Hero

Kim Davis is a county clerk from Kentucky who was recently jailed for her persistent refusal to issue any marriage licenses because gay marriage violates her religious views. So naturally she has become a battleground in the culture wars. Liberals cast Davis as a backwards religious extremist who …

Sermon Series: "Getting Smashed for Jesus"

<i>Read sermons from additional speakers provided to TIME by the Festival.</i><p>Have you ever, as a preacher, had a good idea, and then looked for a good …

Theology

IFTTT automation service is coming to Android, app on its way soon

IFTTT (If This Then That) is a web-based automation service that essentially works to bridge together various web services to make our lives just a little bit easier. While the service has existed for a while now, the official mobile app has only been available for iOS users — until now.<p>The IFTTT …

How to Cultivate a Creative Thinking Habit

Think of your most common habits and the regular culprits come to mind—biting your nails, snacking late at night, cracking your knuckles. Do …

Creativity

At 90, Freeman Dyson Ponders His Next Challenge

Freeman Dyson — the world-renowned mathematical physicist who helped found quantum electrodynamics with the bongo-playing, Nobel Prize-winning …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …