Tag Archives: Faith

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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Actions of faith

“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I attend a very traditional Presbyterian church, a church I have been a member of for over … 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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I bought someone a meal today

I needed a few things at the grocery store today, dog food, dog bones, some ham and sliced cheese. I got the chance to speak with John, an elderly man who bags groceries there. I hadn’t seen him in several … Continue reading

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A Poem: The broken revolution

I stepped over the line drawn by a world that created norms of a society I no longer accepted, if I expressed an opinion, held a sign over my head, standing alone on the steps of your institutions, would I … Continue reading

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