progressive christianity

The Light I’m Not Following

Following the Light is a series of blogs that point to the brights spots where I see renewal and rebirth in the world of religion and spirituality. The series will continue through the Christian season of Epiphany. I just wish Ken Ham and Bill Nye could have sat down...

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Called Home: The Sunset Side of the Lake

Called Home: The Sunset Side of the Lake

I can’t think of too many weekends more perfect than that Labor Day weekend in 2007. Three good friends and I loaded cars and trekked to the lake house we were borrowing on Lake Michigan just near Saugatuck, Michigan late on Friday night. Clear, blue skies, perfect...

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Reclaiming the “E Word”

The biggest, baddest, most offensive swear word in the Mainline Church does not begin with an “S,” a “D” or even an “F.” It begins with an “E.” Progressive Christians avoid the word “Evangelism” far more than those other bad words more commonly associated with...

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Becoming Who You Are … in 2013?

Becoming Who You Are … in 2013?

A couple weeks ago at my Saturday morning yoga class, my teacher asked me to demonstrate a pose. We had just been kicking up to the forearm balance, pincha mayurasana, which is pretty solid for me at this point. So, instead of being afraid I couldn’t do it, I just...

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