Stop Trying to Figure Out God's Will

Stop Trying to Figure Out God's Will

“God’s Will” is one of those terms thrown around so frequently and carelessly in Christian culture is has almost lost all meaning. Many people live with a constant anxiety that all their hardships, struggles, and pain are somehow being caused because they can’t figure out God’s Will, and that, if they could, it would make everything better. What if I told you God’s Will was already simply explained to us?

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Really, There Are Only Two Religions

Really, There Are Only Two Religions

Many atrocities have been committed recently, and throughout history, in “the name of God.” ...I have also struggled to understand how common beliefs lead some to seek peace, but also seem to inspire others to violence. At this point, I have come to understand that I have been looking at religion all wrong.

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Nothing is Unclean: Why We Are Told to Follow Our Conscience

Nothing is Unclean: Why We Are Told to Follow Our Conscience

While some people may hate the idea of being told what to do, there are others who love the safety of feeling like they are always doing the “right thing.”  This is why it is important to understand the theology of “no thing is evil,” because it is one of the most distinguishing factors of Christian spirituality.

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We Should Replace Tough Love With Humility

We Should Replace Tough Love With Humility

The truth is that our whole society is trying to learn how to love, be loved, and show love. In the meantime, we are still pretty bad at it. What we really need is humility to know that our love can never fill the needs of another. Isn’t that the whole point of needing Jesus Christ in the first place?

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Spiritual Narcissism and the Dark Side of Devotions

Spiritual Narcissism and the Dark Side of Devotions

Spiritual narcissism is an attitude of wanting things that make YOUR life better, instead of wanting to practice things which make YOU better at living. Yes, sometimes we need to “have faith” and wait on the Lord, but sometimes God is just waiting on us to get off our asses.

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Why Christ Had to Disappear to Be Seen

Why Christ Had to Disappear to Be Seen

If we are looking to the sky, we are not looking for Christ in each other. If we are looking to heaven, we are not looking for Christ within ourselves. The kingdom of heaven is here and now, it is there for those who know to look. Let’s stop looking up, and start looking around for opportunities to serve, meet, and represent Christ.

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