Mark Stenberg takes aim at Christian certainty. I'm not certain that's our problem.
"Belief is not the 'substance of things hoped for.' Faith is."
Dennis Covington is famous for seeking faith in extreme places. Twenty years ago it was the snake-handling, poison-drinking Christians of southern Appalachia.
We wish something would prove beyond doubt that Someone obliged us large-brained, bipedal primates with a breath of consciousness.
Are science and religion enemies or friends? Neither, says Peter Harrison—but they're both forms of virtue.
Jesus went slowly, purposefully into the eye of the storm. Only through the storm would he find what he was looking for.
Most spiritual leaders have wrestled with faith. Most of your pastors and most of the people that you look up to have questioned their faith and doubted God. It’s just that when we do it, we call it fancy, poetic things, like, “The dark night of the soul.”
Seekers often want Christianity to be a set of ideas one knows to be true, or at least to provide a feeling of certainty.