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An Unfolding Future

Evolution An Unfolding Future Tuesday, February 27, 2018 To fight the concept of evolution is to fight the core meaning of biblical faith, which is a generous balancing act between knowing and not knowing. Unbelief is to insist on total knowing now—by myself! As people of faith, we believe that God is guiding this mysterious… Continue Reading An Unfolding Future

All Things Change and Grow

Evolution All Things Change and Grow Monday, February 26, 2018 It is hard for me to understand why some Christians are so threatened by the notion of evolution. Are they not observing reality? Why this stalwart attachment to inertness? Perhaps static things appear more controllable? I suspect such resistance largely comes from our ego and… Continue Reading All Things Change and Grow

When Things Fall Apart

From the Bottom Up: Summary When Things Fall Apart Friday, December 29, 2017 The word change normally refers to new beginnings. But transformation more often happens not when something new begins but when something old falls apart. The pain of something old falling apart—disruption and chaos—invites the soul to listen at a deeper level. It… Continue Reading When Things Fall Apart

A Great Turning

From the Bottom Up: Summary A Great Turning Wednesday, December 27, 2017 In her book Christianity After Religion, church historian Diana Butler Bass writes: Strange as it may seem in this time of cultural anxiety, economic near collapse, terrorist fear, political violence, environmental crisis, and partisan anger, I believe that the United States (and not… Continue Reading A Great Turning

Continuing Conversion

From the Bottom Up: Summary Continuing Conversion Tuesday, December 26, 2017 My friend Brian McLaren expertly maps the process of rebuilding Christianity in his book The Great Spiritual Migration. In the introduction, Brian explains how humans are people in motion, as evidenced by anthropology, the biblical Exodus, and Jesus’ disciples who were to “go into… Continue Reading Continuing Conversion

A System of Beliefs or a Way of Life?

Faith and Belief A System of Beliefs or a Way of Life? Sunday, July 16, 2017 The terms belief and faith are often used synonymously. Yet they are very different. As David Benner says, “Belief is conviction of the trustworthiness of a proposition. . . . Faith, on the other hand, can never be reduced… Continue Reading A System of Beliefs or a Way of Life?

Christianity’s Hidden Driveshaft

Trinity and the Law of Three Christianity’s Hidden Driveshaft Friday, March 17, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Trinity and the Law of Three. Ternary metaphysics shift us away from the comfortable and static dualistic operating system that we’ve grown accustomed to using—with its corresponding polarities of in/out, right/wrong, matter/spirit—and places… Continue Reading Christianity’s Hidden Driveshaft

A New Arising

Trinity and the Law of Three A New Arising Thursday, March 16, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Trinity and the Law of Three. From a metaphysical standpoint, the Trinity is primarily about process. It encapsulates a paradigm of change and transformation based on an ancient principle known as the Law… Continue Reading A New Arising

The Metaphysical Lens

Trinity and the Law of Three The Metaphysical Lens Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Trinity and the Law of Three. How we see reality impacts the nature of our reality. As Richard often says, “How we see is what we see.” If you wear glasses, you likely… Continue Reading The Metaphysical Lens

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