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Fifty Years Later – Part 6

What does Creation Mean?

Even fifty years ago, whatever creation means, it does not mean that in seven days God brought the universe into being out of nothing.

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Where the Suffering Love of Jesus Takes Us

Suffering love is the pinnacle value of Christianity.  It is rooted in the suffering of Jesus on the cross–a reality we can never fully fathom: the aching loneliness, the wrenching pain, the sense of total abandonment. 

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Thinking About Prayer

If God is God, then how can we forgive him for not using his powers to spare us from the misery and pain this life often brings? 

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Mystic Christ Podcast

Mythic Christ Podcast offers an online community for exploring mythic structures of story, archetype, dream, and the deep imaginal realm within religious traditions to explore a growing collective longing to rewild our divine images in order to support the reawakening of the mystic perennial wisdom of Earth and soul.

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Divine Sparks

Interfaith Wisdom for a Postmodern World

Divine Sparks presents practical and inspiring wisdom from the world’s great religious traditions for men and women of all faiths—or none.

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Me, Jesus, a Beer and a Cigar

  Bob Dickinson is a veteran media and business development executive who has written corporately for various sports and entertainment companies. Since 2015, he has operated his own business development firm with a penchant for advocacy, as …

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – September 12, 2022

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives as they look at the comic book classic and now Netflix hit “The Sandman.”

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Minority View

Progressive Christians are perfectly comfortable holding faith and science in harmony. For example, they believe God created the world but did so through the process of evolution.

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Salty

a short sermon for inside a *women's prison

I’ve been convinced that the Sermon on the Mount is all about Jesus’ lavish blessing of the people around him on that hillside who his world—like ours—didn’t seem to have much time for: people in pain, people who work for peace instead of profit, people who exercise mercy instead of vengeance.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – September 5, 2022

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives as they look at Disney+’s newest entry into their Marvel lineup, the half-hour sitcom “She-Hulk.”

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Reawakening versus New Reformation

  Does Christianity need a New Reformation? A great many Protestant groups, including Progressive Christians, are likely to respond with a loud YES. However, every group is likely to point to different aspects needing reform, turning seeming …

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The Dying Church in the First Century

About 2022 years ago a man called Jesus was roaming the countryside of Galilee in Palestine. That’s the first we know about him. Before that, nothing.

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What Is Knowledge?

We all possess some of it. We can grow it. We can use it. We can share it. We can store it. We can even retrieve it, although our abilities to do so may diminish over time.

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“This is the Dawning of the Age of Aquarius”

Looking from the Past to an Emerging Future

My thesis is that the dictates of history, our contemporary experience, and the demands of the future, tell us that the age of Christianity, and indeed all religions, is over, and a new grounding myth is showing glimpses of emerging. A new age is dawning.

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Progressive Prayers for Progressive People

This collection of prayers comes from a decidedly progressive Christian point of view. They are more about changing us and changing the world than about changing God’s mind and getting a particular set of actions from God.

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Re-imagining God: An Unending Process

Since the birth of self-consciousness (some 250,000 years ago), human beings have been part of an ongoing process of imagining and creating new conceptions of God.  In a very real sense, it is natural to our human situation. 

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Christianity Without Dogma

A Personalized Way to Deconstruct Christian Beliefs and Practices

Do you long for a healthy and abundant spiritual life, yet feel disillusioned by how Christianity has become about politics, money, and control?

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Learning Kindness

With a hand jive.

Dear reader, let me ask you, where are you on a scale of one to five in accepting other people’s love?

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