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Considering Organized Religion Part III

Here is the third installment for my organized religion theme. If you haven’t seen the first or second post, go read them first. —–   In Conclusion I tried to present the arguments for and against organized religion without my … Continue reading

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Considering Organized Religion Part II

In my last post I began a theme considering organized religion. I presented an argument against organized religion. This post offers the argument in behalf of organized religion. My next post will sum it all up with my personal feelings … Continue reading

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Considering Organized Religion Part I

The so-called “organized religions” of the world sometimes get casually dismissed. For the purpose of this article (includes three separate posts), organized religion means a group of people voluntarily associating as a congregation with a common belief structure adhered to … Continue reading

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On the Nature of God

With recent events in the world, and following some of the themes I’ve written about over the last month or so, I’d like to quote a leader in my church regarding the relationship of God and man. This is what … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Life

I am 31 years old, rapidly approaching my 32nd birthday. In some regards I am young and inexperienced, in others I am almost expert. There is one thing I know better than any other person: my life. I know my … Continue reading

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Seeking God Part II

Continuing from my last post, here are the next two questions: If there is an all-powerful God, why does God remain so hidden? I will suggest a summary scenario based on my beliefs. I do believe in a God who … Continue reading

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Seeking God Part I

Recently I have been pondering a few questions I’ve seen repeated across blog posts and comment sections. I’m not so much pondering the answers to them as I am pondering how I would answer them. Given the nature of the … Continue reading

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Society’s demands for faith leaders

Religion is a structure wherein answers are sought and found that cannot be answered by empirical study. It is true that religion can answer questions that are also answered through empirical study, but it goes one step further. Religion works … Continue reading

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Tried and true

Today is Valentines Day. A local radio station ran a sweepstakes for a wedding package. The prize was to have a wedding and reception completely paid for. The catch? Have your ceremony broadcast over the radio. Maybe that isn’t a … Continue reading

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What did I really learn in history class?

At times I feel as though I’m experiencing a great awakening. It isn’t often, but i’ve had my share of moments of clarity and epiphany. Sadly I’ve probably forgotten some of them, which is a good reason for me to … Continue reading

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