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Love, Belonging & Vulnerability

“Religion is another example of social contract disengagement. First, disengagement is often the result of leaders not living by the same values they’re preaching. Second, in an uncertain world, we often feel desperate for absolutes. It’s the human response to … Continue reading

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Stealing Jesus

I had a dream. In the dream I was released from the captivity of religion. But when captivity ends and the captive set free, it creates a void. Now that I am free, who or what will fill “the void?” … Continue reading

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Can ‘Love of Neighbour’ change our world?

People want to be religious, says scholar Karen Armstrong; we should help make religion a force for harmony.

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YOU CAN’T SAY THAT ……… (Leaving Christianity)

Reading my post, some have expressed their anxiety regarding my statement about “leaving Christianity”. Others, seeking to clarify “Christianity” tell me that being a Christian is “simply following Jesus.” But the “simply following Jesus” statement is not as simple as … Continue reading

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Leaving Christianity

One of the requirements for the journey that I have embarked on was to be absolutely honest regarding “Christianity.” But I had never contemplated that the outcome of this honesty would include leaving the same religion, which was not only … Continue reading

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If there is a God………..

I often reflect on a letter that I had sent out to friends several years ago. The letter was an invitation to an experiment to see if the “Christian Religion” could be simplified and lived out through one word. That … Continue reading

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“At its best faith in God is about thanksgiving, shared suffering, loss, pain, generosity, and love.”

I have just finished listening to an audio book by Frank Schaeffer. His fundamentalist evangelical background was very similar to mine and I found his journey, thoughts, memoirs and conclusions resonated with me. Recommended read/listen. Graeme Patience With God: Faith for People Who Don’t … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Jarryd

Today we stop and pray For Jarryd The surgeons gifted hands. Waiting on the sidelines We feel helpless Hopeful Hearts full Of love, concern For good results. How brave you are So young Endured enough pain. We stop and pray.

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Delighted to Support Desmond Tutu’s Forgiveness Challenge

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We’re humbled to bring you this interview with Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu about their new Global Forgiveness Challenge as well as HumanJourney.com, a platform for transformational ideas…

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Welcome to LoveFirst

With our ‘new site’ up and running we continue on our journey looking at a new kind of Christianity, moving from dogmatic doctrines to faith and from fear to love. The Peter Rollins quote and video, posted below, articulates the ‘love … Continue reading

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