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As I was completing this series of posts, on John Pavlovitz’s understanding of why people are leaving church,  I received an email containing a statement from Lisa Kimball who writes:

I have come to believe that the greatest threat to Christianity in America in the 21st century is not atheism, pluralism, politicization, Nones, Dones, or even sex abuse scandals and hypocrisy, although they are devastating. The greatest existential threat to Christianity is superficiality…

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Thresholds – Crossroads – Liminal Spaces – Transition – Unknown Terrain. How to navigate these awkward uneasy places?

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Acts of mercy, kindness and compassion are an integral part of a mature spiritual life.

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Richard Rohr wants us to be ok with darkness. He hopes we will embrace imperfection and dryness and let go of our longing for “gooey feelings.”

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Whatever else might be said about me, it can safely be said that I do things for a long time.

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Here are five affirmations that seek to point towards a description of the gentle kingdom of Jesus.

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Things did not turn out as I had planned. Circumstances did not unfold as I had determined they should.

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I have a prayer that has accompanied me for many years when I run…

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Reading the Bible is a tricky business.

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Zvi Kolitz  was a Jewish journalist, and resistance fighter born on December 14, 1912 in Lithuania; he died September 29, 2002 in New York City.

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