No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

In The News:


Hollywood Reporter

Ten Hollywood Celebrities Who Have Spoken Out About Their Religion
Hollywood Reporter
"I think in general it's never going to be trendy to be observant or religious in Hollywood circles," the actress, who is Jewish, told Fox News in an interview published on Aug. 21. There are many celebrities in Hollywood who have spoken about their faith.


Ledger Independent

Retired MSU professor: don't mix religion with the law
Ledger Independent
Retired MSU Professor Michael Biel said he has been against the mixture of religion and government for as long as he can remember. “I'm very much against any aspect of religion in government. They (Davis and her supporters) are using this as their ...


BBC News

A Point of View: Does atheism have to be anti-religious?
BBC News
We tend to understand atheism as a war between religion and science - but in earlier times atheism was both more complex and more rich, says philosopher John Gray. In recent years we've come to think of atheism as an evangelical creed not unlike ...


Deutsche Welle

Berlin's 'Long night of Religions'
Deutsche Welle
Almost 100 religious communities from across the city took part in this year's "Lange Nacht der Religionen" or "Long night of religions" - opening their doors to an estimated 10,000 fellow Berliners. From Judaism to Paganism, Christianity to Hinduism ...

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DeLand's religion column is flawed
St. Cloud Times
Dave DeLand's column, “Religion isn't a license to kill,” is logically and historically flawed. First, it is hardly analogous, and nearly ludicrous, to compare a handful of serial killers raised in Christian homes to the thousands — if not millions ...


Faith Forum: Can religion tackle all problems?
Reno Gazette Journal
Per a Gallup survey last year, 57 percent of Americans say that religion can answer all or most of today's problems, while 30 percent say that religion is largely old-fashioned and out-of-date. Americans have in recent decades become gradually less ...
Why there no "Religion" Simulators?GameDev.net

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The Globe and Mail

Company fighting union based on its religious beliefs doesn't have a prayer
The Globe and Mail
Leon Gingrich, the president, then announced that he was closing the business on religious grounds. “As Christian business owners, our personal beliefs will not allow our conscience the freedom to work with a labour union,” he said in a statement. He ...


In Japan and elsewhere, religion failed us
Herald Scotland
Could I just add a couple of points in response to Trevor Royle's excellent piece on the Japanese war (A Time To Forgive?, Essay, August 16)? The first is that in Japan, religion has failed in its essential purpose which should be to improve human ...


Forbes

New Platform Beckons For Religious Scholars And Communities
Forbes
At first look, I thought the new Deily.org site was aimed at the same market as Patheos, the popular platform for readers of all faiths and none to engage in discussion about religion and society. But Deily, which plays on the Latin word for God, is ...


Jerusalem Post Israel News

Culture, religion and Israel's economy
Jerusalem Post Israel News
This reflects the fact that a society's dominant cult – i.e., religion – is always central to its culture. That suggests that more attention should be paid to religion's role in shaping economic outcomes. Is it the case that a society like Israel – the ...

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The Purpose of Creation: the Kabbalah of Transformation

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Of Snakes and Terrorism

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Ministry Of Absence

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The Rapture

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2nd Coming of Jesus

In this first verse, God says He will allow all... Read More

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The 1000 Year Millennium Kingdom

After the last bowl judgment is thrown by God the... Read More

The Rise And Fall Of Babylon

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Christian Universalism, Calvinism, and Arminianism: Where Do You Fit In?

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Surely Not ALL Evils!

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The Green Cross

"We desperately need to recognize that we are the guests... Read More

Straight Talk about Homosexuality

In the mid 90's, a Presbyterian minister named Steve Brown... Read More

Whats A Single Christian To Do?

It's Saturday night. You're sitting at home. Your phone has... Read More

Gay Marriage Hitting Resistance

Gay marriage is hitting significant resistance in Washington D.C. where... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single... Read More

Why do Humans Need a God?

Many have asked why people need a God to cope... Read More

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Building a church is a large project that is more... Read More

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Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was elected to the papal throne on... Read More

Connect These Dots: Unilateral Withdrawal, Egypt, Collapse of the South Wall, Raised Taxes and the..

There is a prophetic mosaic that few have attempted to... Read More