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What Jesus had to Say about Gun Control

“Peter, put away your sword.” Sadly, Jesus never spoke directly to gun control. How could he? Like so many things we encounter today, guns weren’t present in Jesus’ day. But …

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When Church Membership is a Joke

It’s hardly a revelation that people don’t take church membership as seriously as they used to. Certainly there are blessed exceptions, saints who give their time, talent, and treasure faithfully, …

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Straight Outta the Church

First there were the Gen-Xers and Millennials who were Nones, then there were Boomers who were Dones. People leave the church for a variety of reasons. And yes, some of …

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Someone to Lava

My son is in love with a praying volcano. Last month, my son and I went to the movies and saw the cartoon Lava (clip below) the story of a lonely …

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The Lonely Lunch

Why are we so reluctant to engage in conversations of faith with our neighbors? I received the following guest post from a student friend who works for a mainline church in …

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A Tale of Twin Churches

As a parent of identical twin girls, I find twin studies pretty interesting. Research in this area, particularly of those who are monozygotic (identical) sharing “nearly 100% of their genes,” …