Category Archives: Spirituality

Eleven Rings and a Chinese Parable

It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Since my last post I’ve finished my graduate degree at University of Chicago, celebrated a very special 4 year anniversary and done a bit of traveling.  My family and girlfriend all came into … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Nurse; What We Talk About When We Talk About God

I’m reading through Rob Bell’s new book What We Talk About When We Talk About God and absolutely loved this story so thought I would share it with everyone.  “A few years ago I was speaking in that fine city … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons Kids Leave the Church

I thought this article was very well written and extremely insightful: http://marc5solas.wordpress.com/2013/02/08/top-10-reasons-our-kids-leave-church/ Some notable excerpts: “The statistics are jaw-droppingly horrific: 70% of youth stop attending church when they graduate from High School. Nearly a decade later, about half return to … Continue reading

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Tony Campolo on the split within Evangelical Christianity

Excellent article I wanted to share with everyone: http://www.redletterchristians.org/is-evangelicalism-headed-for-a-split/ “The Evangelical community, in general, had become overly focused on the theological issues raised in the Pauline Epistles.  Without any desire to diminish the significance of theology, we recognized that the … Continue reading

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Les Miserables: The Theology of Valjean vs. Javert

My favorite Broadway musical has been Les Miserables since as far back as I can remember.  Last night I got to see the full length feature film version starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfriend, etc.  It was … Continue reading

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Why Evangelical Bible Idolatry Sucks and I Go To a Greek Orthodox Church Even Though It’s a Mess Too…

Thought this author made some incredibly good points.  The author Frank Schaeffer is the son of evangelical icon Francis Schaeffer and doesn’t agree much with what he was indoctrinated with anymore. His stuff is always interesting to read (see link … Continue reading

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Theology of Superman Part 2: “The World is Too Big Mom…..”

As previously detailed in my post “Theology of Superman,” the Superman story is one that is full of spirituality and Biblical symbolism.  This new trailer (see below) gives an excellent glimpse of what is in store when this story returns … Continue reading

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