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Frank Schaeffer, Former Evangelical Leader, Is A Self-Declared Atheist Who Believes In God

(RNS) According to the title of his new book, Frank Schaeffer is an atheist.<p>But he prays every day. And he goes to church every weekend. Catch him on the right day and he’ll admit he believes in God.<p>Schaeffer, 62, is comfortable with the confusion. Formerly evangelical royalty — he and his …

Villanelle: Poetic Form

The highly structured villanelle is a nineteen-line poem with two repeating rhymes and two refrains. The form is made up of five tercets followed by …

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What Does the Gospel Make Possible for Women Today?

Please Share!<p><b>“100 years ago I could not have voted in the United States, but I believe I could have found a place to preach”, I told the pastor</b> …

When Women are Invisible in the Church

Please Share!<p>A few months ago, I read an interview with a complementarian pastor. He was explaining how successful his ministry became when he made a …

7 Things I Wish the Church Knew About Me

<i>I didn’t write these words, but they speak what I’ve often felt. They come from Meghan Ableson – a friend who has left the “church”, but hasn’t left</i> …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

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How to Make a Healthy Portable Breakfast

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast that's healthy, tasty,</i> and <i>portable is not out of reach. Here are</i> …

Best Ever Chocolate Oatmeal No-Bake Bars {Clean-Eating}

So, I saw this recipe on Pinterest and immediately knew I wanted to try it. But I took awhile to get around to it.<p>However, the other day, my friend …

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

No to Church, Yes to Jesus?

Right before the new year, a tweeted quote from comedian John Fugelsang made its way from the <i>Huffington Post</i> to the social media feeds of progressive …

COMMENTARY: Church shouldn’t be this hard

After 36 years of serving churches as a pastor and consultant, I came to a startling conclusion the other day.<p>Not startling to you, perhaps. I might be the last person to get the memo. But the conclusion drew me up short.<p>My conclusion: Religion shouldn’t be this hard.<p>An assembly that exists to help …

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Jeanne Porter King<p>Not long ago, I served on an advisory board for a Christian organization. After a morning of listening to departmental reviews from …

The Crown Publishing Group

Convergent Books publishes exceptional nonfiction that inspires, entertains, and illuminates meaning while helping readers and communities thrive …

Essay 4—Men and Women in Worship—(3) Spiritual Gifts and the Body

Outline: 023-E4.3-Spiritual Gifts and the Body<br>Passage: 1 Corinthians 12:1-30<br>Discussion Audio (1h09m)<p><b>Unity of the body requires diversity of its</b> …

Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

Ken Ham: Progressive Christians More Dangerous than Atheists

Creation Museum founder Ken Ham has responded to criticism that his tactics of arguing against evolution is driving young people away from the faith. …