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Spiritual Nature

Young people are taught astral projection and communication with the dead. The spirit of Old Testament prophets channels through itinerant “spiritual giants” with unique anointings. A group of people repeat a single mantra for two hours. Sound like something out … Continue reading

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Whose Side are You On?

I would like to think that after leaving the religious system I no longer have any identity issues. There are no organizations, pet doctrines, or ways of doing things that define who I am. My identity is not rooted to … Continue reading

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Religion Tree

A novel I’ve been reading in which most of the main characters are Muslim got me to thinking about how religion often spawns adherents who are at once very passionate and extremely misguided. Having ministered in Islamic republics and worked … Continue reading

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Identity Prison

It’s strange how our identity can either cause us to live in a cage or in freedom.  I aired an episode of Dateline NBC at work a few nights ago that focused on the rise of poverty in suburbia.  They … Continue reading

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My New Sanctuary

I’m shooting a video in Sacramento’s largest Catholic Church in March and went there Sunday afternoon to ‘scout’ the location.  It was in between masses and as I preparing to leave, I was watching the people gathering inside this spectacular … Continue reading

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True Disciples

I meet many people who have paid the price of rejection from family and the loss of friends in the process of leaving the system of religious obligation to follow Christ alone. And now they are experiencing some of the … Continue reading

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No longer double minded

The movie 300 was on TV last week. This was the first time I had seen it. There was a scene that caught my attention and made a light turn on in my head. The Spartan army was marching to … Continue reading

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