Category: Spirituality

Topics about faith, belief, tradition, and how spirituality influences and integrates with every other aspect of American culture.

Feasting Imagery Is Our New Theme, Aaaand Also Our Old Theme

Feasting Imagery Is Our New Theme, Aaaand Also Our Old Theme raising a glass at sunset

When I launched this website in the Fall of 2005, I thought I was preparing the way for an online bookstore. I’d acquired hundreds of books and was entering their data into a database for the purpose of selling online. The feast was originally a feast of knowledge, as made apparent by my bookstore’s selection […]

An Atheist, a Buddhist, and a Christian Walk Into a Bar

An Atheist, a Buddhist, and a Christian Walk Into a Bar

Listen in on a conversation between three people with very different beliefs… Carter: Religious Liberals and Religious Conservatives both have an apocalyptic narrative. It just differs in the how and why. John: Lets hear it. Carter: Religious Conservative believs man is so sinful and bad, that eventually God will have to judge the earth and destroy everything. The […]

Wake Up, Church! The Time Has Come for Pastors of Online Ministry

Wake Up, Church! The Time Has Come for Pastors of Online Ministry man watching a presentation streaming on the internet

Have you noticed that the larger churches have made some serious upgrades to their website in 2009? Churches now have Twitter accounts, Facebook fan pages, and blogs. Their members who are getting it done in the workplace are stepping up and bringing their local churches kicking and screaming into the 21st century.