the burdens of spiritual trauma and wounding

When you see words like “spirituality” and “religion,” what do you think of? What feelings do you associate with these abstract terms? Today, my heart goes to those who read those words and feel overwhelmed with spiritual trauma and wounding. Not everyone […]

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how do we wield the power of prayer?

In times like these, during our global pandemic and self-isolation, it’s easy to fall into a rhythm of hopelessness. Despair. Uncertainty. This is where the power of prayer surfaces. Sure, the power of prayer won’t cure all the sick and bring world […]

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better things to give up for lent

It’s that time of year again where we choose what to give up for Lent. Oh, and all the fish on Fridays. But that’s for another time to discuss. Or digest, if you will. No, today we’re diving into what to give […]

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where am I?: spiritual seeking and wandering

I love my faith and spirituality. They are the foundation for all I do and all I am. And yet, I still consider myself on the path of spiritual seeking. One might say that I’m not fully grounded by admitting by spiritual […]

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spiritual impurity: from guilt to STRENGTH

What so often holds people back from pursuing a spiritual connection is the hesitancy surrounding “spiritual impurity.” Really, what does that even mean? It usual comes from a past of religious doctrine telling us how sinful we are and how we must […]

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share your faith & evangelize the RIGHT WAY

Maybe you don’t know how to evangelize the right way. But you surely know how to evangelize the wrong way. The ring of the doorbell. The two people standing outside the university commons with boxes of little books beside their feet. The […]

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i’m a born-again Christian. here’s why.

Don’t be taken aback by my proclamation. I’m not about to jump into the rivers and have twenty more baptisms. I won’t be emulating Billy Graham or any popular evangelist. No, when I say I’m a born-again Christian, it means that I’m […]

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Christianity is dead.

What a great question, one that, for some, might be coming out of the blue. Is Christianity dead? How could you even think that? Let me clarify, then: I believe the institutional nature of most sects of Christianity lack Jesus. Who He […]

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come home to yourself for the holidays

Usually during the holidays, we think of the car rides and flights that will carry us home. Wherever that may be. Around the corner or across the country. We focus upon the geographical location of our home, the street address and zip […]

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what I believe: one God, one love

Despite my passion for the metaphysical, I realize I’ve neglected to share what I believe. My religion, or my spirituality, if you will. It’s evident that we’re veering away from organized religion, or we’re at least becoming less dependent upon its strict […]

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