Month: May 2015

God as a Person of Interest

SPOILER ALERT—I’ve beheld the Messiah, and He lives in a briefcase.   Well, okay, that’s not exactly true. But it’s close to being true, because the briefcase represents the incarnation of Jesus in the elaborate divine metaphor that lies at…

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Empty Houses

What is this thing in both men and women that longs for love, respect, and attention, where does it come from and why does it get so screwed up? Sarah Wells writes about her journey and how Jackson Browne, War and…

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The Avengers Demonstrate How Teamwork Leads to Conflict

When I was growing up my dad loved to say this phrase:   “If two people always agree on everything, one of you isn’t necessary.”   As someone who enjoys watching movies with an eye toward character development and plot…

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What Good Guys Do

What is this thing in both men and women that longs for love, respect, and attention, where does it come from and why does it get so screwed up? Sarah Wells writes about her journey and how Jackson Browne, War and…

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Exploring Caretakers

On a recent flight overseas for work, I had the chance to watch Interstellar. You know, the movie where Matthew McConaughey watches the Star Wars 7 trailer.   Overall, I enjoyed it. It kept me interested during its two hours…

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The Desire to Be Desired

What is this thing in both men and women that longs for love, respect, and attention, where does it come from and why does it get so screwed up? Sarah Wells writes about her journey and how Jackson Browne, War and…

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Why Get Up in the Morning?

What if we approached the question of God’s existence not as an “I’m right, you’re wrong” argument, but through the recognition that people interpret signs around them in different ways. So you can interpret the world around you as though…

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An Atypical Mother’s Story

When my wife and I found out she was pregnant for the first time, we wept. That sounds like a normal reaction, but the reality is that the weeping was amid cries of “Why?” and “Dear God, please, no!”  …

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Are We Missing Something?

News flash: babies are expensive.   It’s not just the babies and their various needs that are expensive, but getting the babies out is also expensive.   Unless you want to give birth in your apartment or on your back…

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Airplane Lines Offer Hope

Over the next few weeks author Laurie Krieg shares her story about same-sex attraction. She felt alone, judgment (both internal and external) that she was (is) the worst, wrestled with her identity, and felt hopeless. In this series, Laurie tackles each…

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