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What is the Trinity

What is the Trinity? The Trinity is one of the important doctrines of classical Christian theology in which God is depicted as being manifest in three persons: God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Three persons, but one God. Many find this doctrine confusing. Here’s a simple, common sense explanation.


Christianity for Grown Ups

Adult Christianity “When I was a child, I thought like a child … but as an adult, I put away childish things.” The Apostle Paul. But what would an adult, mature Christianity look like today?


Sin?

What is Sin? Contrary to popular understanding, sin does not consist of a catalogue of “bad behavior,” rather it is a state of being; it is a condition of alienation from God, the ground of our being. Sin involves alienation from other people as well as the world in which we live. Here’s the story […]


The Future of Progressive Christianity

The Future of Progressive Christianity Gary Dorrien is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York. He is not only one of the leading experts on liberal Christianity, he is one of progressive Christianity’s most articulate voices. In a highly informative discussion of liberal theology, he traces its history, […]


Faith Profile Test

Before you know where you’re headed, you need to know where you’ve been. This is true whether you’re traveling to England or toward enlighenment. Try our faith profile test and find out where you are coming from, where you may be going, and what assets of faith and character are taking you there. Take the […]


What is Sin

What is Sin? Contrary to popular understanding, sin does not consist of a catalogue of “bad behavior,” rather it is a state of being; it is a condition of alienation from God, the ground of our being. Sin involves alienation from other people as well as the world in which we live. Here’s the story […]


God and the Tornadoes

Does God control the path of tornadoes that move across the US each spring? As one hears the heart wrenching stories told by victims and watches news reports of the devastation on the ground, the question arises with greater intensity. So how about it? Read more ….


Life is Sacred

At the center of the debates about abortion, stem cell research, and a host of other issues lies the question of when human life begins. Religious conservatives often argue that “the Bible teaches” a human life begins at conception and therefore all the legal rights belonging to an adult human being belong to the recently […]


Is Salvation for Christians Alone?

Can Christians Alone Be Saved? “I am the way, the truth and the light, no one comes to the Father but by me,” said Jesus. Does this mean that only Christians can be saved?


God In the News!

Sometimes it seems that the only news being covered by the media is that of war, violence, nuclear proliferation, genocide, political conflict and corruption in high places. Actually, there are quite a few examples to the contrary. The press is actively covering God, not to mention lesser topics like religion, spirituality, ethics and such, arguably […]