“Religion” Archives

Worship Service

Sick of Spirituality, or Who Needs Religion?

I’m always befuddled when someone claims that they’re “spiritual” but not “religious.”
Worship Service

2008 L’Abri Conference

The theme for this year’s conference is “Culture and Common Grace: God’s Good Gifts in all of Life.”
Zion Fire #1

God’s Irony

God continues to grow His church, even if that means letting a beautiful eighty-year-old building burn to the ground.
Zion Fire #1

A Church Is Not Its Building (But It Still Hurts When It Burns Down)

A church is not its building, and yet the building — and all of the things that it contains — is so important.
Praying

The Sinner’s Prayer

Familiarity can turn even beautiful things, like the sinner’s prayer, into trite cliché.
Glass Orb

Incarnational

How will that impact the way I interact with the stuff of this world, if I believe that God is somehow incarnated it all of it?
Glass Orb

Haggard

What have Christians done to show people that the way of Christ really is a higher, nobler calling?
Tilda Swinton as The White Witch

Tilda Swinton on Narnia: It’s Anti-Religious

I don’t know who to be more perturbed at.
Flying Spaghetti Monster

In Pasta We Trust

Didn’t we outgrow this sort of behavior when we left junior high?
Flying Spaghetti Monster

Tearing Down the Walls

There’s too much going on in the culture at large, both good and bad, for us to sit on our hands and pretend as if it doesn’t matter.
Flying Spaghetti Monster

Scandal

Chances are, I’m a pretty poor example of Christ myself.
Spellbound - Jeffrey Blitz

Switching Gods

If we’re made in the image of God, what does that say about the God in Whose image we’re made?

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