Alive in the Superunknown? Skepticism Taught to Schoolchildren

Yesterday was a sunny afternoon in Princeton, Texas, not far from Dallas.  40 young minds gathered for a program called “Camp Quest,” the first camp designed for “children of agnostics, skeptics and [self-proclaimed] ‘free-thinkers.’”  According to a recent article in...

Final Destination: Death in Style

Confession time. Ever since I first saw the movie Final Destination I’ve dreamed of dying in some inconceivably elaborate way.  Apparently I’m not alone; my friend Laura tells me she has similar goals.  Now I’m not saying I want to die.  But I’m well aware that it’s...

“Let’s Trade Shoes:” Eminem and the Beautiful Relapse

“You never really understand a person until you’ve seen things from his point of view.  You’ve got to put on his skin and walk around in it.”  These were the words Atticus Finch told his daughter Scout in Harper Lee’s classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.  Indeed, to...

Ministry of Reconciliation (Changing Generations Part 8)

Thanks to all who have read my “Changing Generations” series.  As you may have guessed, the title of this series has been something of a double entendre.  Generationally speaking, the church is in a state of change.  But with the power of the gospel, leaders are able...

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