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SELECTIVE BELIEF: WHY DO SOME IGNORE CERTAIN PRINCIPLES AND ACCEPT OTHERS

“Passages: omit some, accept others.” beliefs We as people have beliefs that carry us through life. It is that thing in our lives that makes us thankful for waking up each and every morning. But what happens when that belief starts to cross over…

WHY WE WORSHIP: THE CULTURE BEHIND RELIGION

“Why do we need it.” religion As a child I would go to church with my mother and watch how people would worship. And there was something of interest the way people would extend their hands up to the heavens. And it dawned on…

GOD PARTICLES: HOW SCIENTIFIC FINDINGS EFFECT BELIEFS

“The hurt of this is it.” the burden of proof Throughout history science has changed changed and shaped so much of how we live today. But as the science gets better and better, so does the decline in religious beliefs. And why is that?…

A DWINDLING CONGREGATION: THE DRASTIC DECLINE OF THE BLACK CHURCH

“What we were for so long is dying so fast.”   As a young child growing up, I attended church with my mother and two sisters every single Sunday. Since becoming an adult I attend less, not because of religious belief, but because of…

THE GOD INSIDE OF YOU: WHAT IF GOD IS MORE YOU THAN YOU THINK

“I believe because he is I and I am him.” As a child growing up, I lived in a household where my mother practiced the Christian faith. She would always keep some reminder of her Christian faith around the house. Whether it was her…

REVISIONIST BIBLICAL HISTORY: LET’S ASSUME THAT THE BIBLE WAS USED FOR NON-RELIGIOUS INTENT

“Guide to life, not to preservation for death.” The Christian bible has been pondered over for centuries regarding its authenticity in society. The believers say that it is the words of prophets and God; while skeptics say it was merely man. And that man…

AGE OF DEPRESSION: HOW THE MORE WE UNDERSTAND SELF THE MORE UNHAPPY WE BECOME

“In an era of technology, we are more connected, yet very much detached.” In a world where we are more connected than anytime before, you would think it would make us happier. Yet it has not only made us happier, but the more we…