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Finding "Faith" outside the walls of a church

The Honest Faith: Dismounting the High Horse

For those of you seeing the re-design of the website for the first time, welcome! What do you think? Lately, I’ve been thinking about the absurdity that is religion. Stay with me! I’m not saying that we should throw it out all together or that religion is bad. I’m saying that many organized religions have…
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February 15, 2018 1

The Honest Faith: The Dirty Little Secret

(Warning: NSFW, Possible triggers, 3000 word blog post, use of the word claptrap, Sex, Sex talk, too much information about the writer that you didn’t really want to know) I’m not going to get into the nitty-gritty of arguments about Biblical marriage. But I do want to talk about sex today. I could talk about…
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February 8, 2018 4

The Honest Faith: Rage Against the Machine

I am in pain. I admit that because it is the reason I write. I write so that I can somehow feel not so alone. I know the pain of loss. I’ve experienced this all too often. Outright rejections, racist comments, being fired from a job you loved, breaking up with someone you love, watching…
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February 2, 2018 0

The Honest Faith: Christianity 2.NO

I want to take a moment to talk about something I’m finding to be an alarming trend. This has a little to do with things I brought up 2 weeks ago with the unity, should have used the word harmony instead, post on kindness. Then there was last week when I talked about how to…
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February 1, 2018 0

The Honest Faith: How to be Kind

Surprisingly, maybe I should wipe that word from my vocabulary, I received a lot of negative feedback from last week’s article. I’m not sure why kindness rubs people the wrong way. I think it’s primarily due to the fact that if other people are mean why can’t I be mean back? Regardless, there was one…
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January 25, 2018 1

The Honest Faith: Kill Em’ With Kindness

This past week, I again submitted a controversial question to the Christian subreddit page. I didn’t think it would have been controversial, but apparently it is. The question was this “Despite all of our differences and the things that deeply divide us, do you think that the Church can ever one day be united and…
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January 18, 2018 6

The Honest Faith: Story

This time let’s do something different. Take a moment. Settle yourself. Settle your soul. Sit back in your seat. Breathe. Be conscious of your breathing. Breathe deeply. Breathe in the good, breathe out the bad. Breathe in to the count of 4. Hold for 4. Breathe out to the count of 4. Hold for 4.…
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January 11, 2018 0

The Honest Faith: Goals

It’s a new year and like many people I’m sure you have new years broken promises to make, I’m sorry I mean resolutions. Let’s be honest with ourselves. Most resolutions get broken within the first month of making them to ourselves. Life gets in the way. We get back into our old routines and we…
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January 4, 2018 0

The Honest Faith: A Father’s Love

Putting aside the historical validity of the birth narrative from Matthew and Luke. One of the things that I have always wondered about is Joseph’s story. I really enjoyed the one Christmas song from Michael Card “Joseph’s Song” for many years. I’ve even written monologue pieces that featured this song. It is also a song…
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December 21, 2017 2

The Honest Faith: Why Christians should care about Politics.

This isn’t what you think. I’m not going to go off about religion in politics, maybe a bit of vise versa. I’m not going to go into the whole Republican V. Democrat thing. If you are just looking for a reason to be angry at me, be angry for the right reasons. This post is…
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December 14, 2017 2