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      Jeremiah Griffin wrote a new blog post: A Scriptural and Theological Defense of Environmentalism   11 hours, 42 minutes ago · View

      Thumbnail(A response to the Cornwall Alliance’s Resisting the Green Dragon DVD series)

      On the heels of the recent nuclear accident in Japan, not long after British Petroleum’s catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf, I’ve found myself increasingly on-edge about the ecological health of the planet. A few months back, while online, I stumbled across the trailer for a [...]
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      SimpleMystic wrote a new blog post: Contradictions do not exist.   14 hours, 27 minutes ago · View

      Thumbnail Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. -Ayn Rand I have heard many, throughout my life say the Bible contradicts itself, while other say it does not. I have been caught up in this argument many times and have [...]

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      The following is the full version of an essay I presented at the 2011 Zygon Symposium for Science and Spirituality at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, Illinois.
      Never before have so many people lived in conditions of such stark separation from the earth. With all the trappings of modern supermarkets and superhighways, it is easy [...]
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      Jeremiah Griffin wrote a new blog post: The Serious Need for a Compelling Gospel   4 days, 19 hours ago · View

      Thumbnail   At my former job, as a fund raiser for non-profit organizations, there was a saying that went, “Money follows mission.” For the most part, this is true—people want to contribute to efforts they believe in. But this insight extends beyond seeking financial contributions. Most people enjoy lending their support to causes that in some [...]

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      C.M. Gregory wrote a new blog post: Mystical Experience   6 days, 17 hours ago · View

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      “All the greatest and most important problems in life are fundamentally insoluble… They can never be solved, but only outgrown. This “outgrowing” proves on further investigation to require a new level of consciousness. Some higher or wider interest appeared on the horizon and through this broadening of outlook, the insoluble lost its urgency. It was not [...]

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      seth wrote a new blog post: Remember to Breathe   1 week ago · View

      I remember my seemingly heroic attempts to hold my breath underwater as a kid.  Time slowed down…seconds dragged into a minute…a minute seemed like an hour.  Finally, head pounding, lungs on fire, I’d shoot upward and break through the surface to grab a huge, life-giving lungful of air.  It is impossible suppress the urge to [...]

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      Michael Maciel wrote a new blog post: 155 words – Be Yourself ?   1 week, 1 day ago · View

      ThumbnailInstead of striving to live an “authentic” life, try getting in touch with that which is bigger than you are and let it live through you. Being authentic, or being yourself, can sometimes be an excuse to let it all hang out and is often the expression of something smaller, not bigger. Whenever we try to [...]

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