Nov 30, 2011

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Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Consumerism

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Consumerism

Thanksgiving is over. What now? “The holiday shopping season got off to...

Nov 15, 2011

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Is Your Grief Godly?

Is Your Grief Godly?

Travis wrote previously about the merits of guilt and shame as gifts from God...

Sep 25, 2011

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Critique Our Monastery Manifesto

So, my friend Rachel and I want to start a monastery in the near future. Yep,...

Sep 4, 2011

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My Yoke is Light

My Yoke is Light

Certain people came down from Judea to Antioch and were teaching the...

May 4, 2011

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Should We Strive For Perfection?

Should We Strive For Perfection?

est quodam prodire tenus, si non datur ultra. – Horace “It is worthwhile...

Mar 21, 2011

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How to Choose a Local Church

How to Choose a Local Church

As I said before, I’m actually attending a church now. I encourage...

Feb 26, 2011

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Present Tense Forgiveness

Present Tense Forgiveness

Our Christian vocabulary is robust, full of words like justification,...

Feb 14, 2011

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Admitting You’re Wrong

Admitting You’re Wrong

Rodin's 1886 Marble "Eve After the Fall" They say pride is the...

Jan 7, 2011

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Can Prayers Time Travel?

Can Prayers Time Travel?

Travis muses on whether or not our prayers can go back in time.

Jan 3, 2011

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New Years Resolutions Cause Suffering

New Years Resolutions Cause Suffering

If you’re like most people, you did one of two things around New...

Nov 15, 2010

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Guilt, Shame and Other Gifts from God

Guilt, Shame and Other Gifts from God

Few things are more unpopular today than shame and guilt.  Pop psychologists...

Aug 25, 2010

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How to be Real Without Being a Jerk

How to be Real Without Being a Jerk

Our generation is fixated on “being real.” This means we reject...