Tag Archives: Beliefs

What divides us

There is a church down the street from my house that uses a sanctuary that once housed a neighborhood Southern Baptist Church. The church that occupies this building today has a catchy, hip name but when you read their “beliefs” they … Continue reading

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The Agnostic in Omaha

HBO is airing a wonderful documentary called “Becoming Warren Buffett” which offers a fascinating and very personal glimpse into the life and mind of billionaire Warren Buffett. I learned many surprising things about the man they call the “Wizard of Omaha” not … Continue reading

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I don’t have a catchy title for this one

“The problem with writing about religion is that you run the risk of offending sincerely religious people, and then they come after you with machetes.” – Dave Barry I receive a number of compliments for the quotes I use in … Continue reading

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I got the answer, I think

A Denomination is defined as an organized Christian group. The Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary has estimated that there were 34,000 denominations in 2000, and rose to an estimated 43,000 in 2012. In 1900 there were an … Continue reading

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Article: 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path

For any of you interested, curious or just befuddled about Buddhism the following article is a wonderful introduction to the belief: Are You Spiritual But Not Religious? 10 Reasons Why Buddhism Will Enrich Your Path

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What do you believe & why do you believe it

“I discovered that it is necessary, absolutely necessary, to believe in nothing. That is, we have to believe in something which has no form and no color–something which exists before all forms and colors appear… No matter what god or … Continue reading

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The $64,000 Question-“Are you a Christian?”

I was invited to lead a discussion recently on wonderful book that melds the beliefs of Christians, Jews, Buddhist and Hindus. A book that mirrors many of my thoughts, views, faith and beliefs. Attending this discussion were about forty very … Continue reading

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