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A Satirical "Prayer of Confession" for People Who Are "Okay"
The following prayer offers a satirical look at our shallow view of sin. This superficial prayer is based on a modern "overhaul" of a traditional public ...
The Penn State Scandal and Our Self-Deception
In the wake of the sexual abuse scandal at Penn State University, New York Times writer David Brooks commented on our tendency to ignore our own sin as ...
Spiritually Speaking, We Were All Outcasts
When a Christian sees prostitutes, alcoholics, prisoners, drug addicts, unwed mothers, the homeless, refugees, he knows that he is looking in a mirror. ...
Two Diverse Sources Agree on the Power of Confession
Two diverse sources—ancient Christian monasticism and modern psychology—agree on at least one thing: keeping dark secrets can destroy us, ...
Christianity Subverts Every Other Religion
Christianity is the unreligion. It turns all our religious instincts on their heads ….
The ancient Greeks told us to be moderate by knowing our ...
The Litmus Test for Our Understanding of the Gospel
The litmus test of whether or not you understand the gospel is what you do when you fail. Do you run from God and go try to clean yourself up a bit before ...
Humility Tears Down the Fortress of Pride
Ego builds a cardboard fortress that humility must, every day, tear down.
Book Explores Our Pattern of Self-Justification
The authors of the book Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) argue that our tendency to justify our actions is more powerful and deceptive than an explicit ...
Former Royal Sarah Ferguson Aims to Get Herself Right
Sarah Ferguson is an English ex-royal. Commonly called "Fergie" and well known to readers of tabloids, the red-haired former Duchess of York was married ...
Journalist Finds One Universal Joke: Making Fun of Others
Lance Morrow, an award-winning journalist with Time magazine, once set out to write an article asking if there was one universal joke, told everywhere ...