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Can We Christians Get Along?

When we speak of Christianity with all its different denominations, interpretations, doctrines and various versions of the Bible it seems there are always times when we run into conflict with other believers. Each of us as brothers or sisters in Chri...
by Done with Religion on Dec 15, 2016

Speak It or Live It?

Have you ever felt guilty because you did not say something to someone about Christ? Do you feel obligated to speak your mind about a particular sin? Do you feel it is your duty as a Christian to force every opportunity into a chance to tell someone...
by Done with Religion on Dec 7, 2016

Fellowship

Fellowship is an important part of living as a follower of Jesus. Fellowship with other believers can be encouraging and helps build one another up. When we hear about fellowship today we usually think of church. Several churches even have the word f...
by Done with Religion on Aug 29, 2016

Only My View

My last post about ‘LGBT and the church’ received several comments that obviously disagreed with my views. That is fine and only to be expected because this is a public site and others are free to share their views. Although it seems to me that s...
by Done with Religion on Aug 26, 2016

Love of Money or Love of God

In our world the love of money is the driving force. Obviously money is important in our way of life and we all have to work to make money to live. Money itself is not evil and can be used for good things yet the love of money and the importance the...
by Done with Religion on Aug 11, 2016

Christ the Solid Rock

A good friend of mine wrote the following paragraph. There is an old hymn that says “On Christ the solid rock I stand, all other ground is sinking sand” As important as the church is in our lives, we have to be careful not to put our hope in it.
by Done with Religion on Aug 3, 2016

This is the Lord’s Day and Other Such Sayings

For those of you who have left the institutional church you will probably relate to what I am saying. After being out of organized religion for nearly three years now, some of the traditional and normal terms of the christianese language really both...
by Done with Religion on Jul 23, 2016

Celebrating Independence

Here in the United States we recently celebrated our national independence. We all enjoy the sense of pride we feel at this time of year and we celebrate the freedoms we have. We enjoy watching fireworks and the many ways of celebrating with friends...
by Done with Religion on Jul 12, 2016

The Body of Christ

Ephesians 1:22,23 — And He put all things in subjection under His feet and gave Him as head over all things to the church, which is His body, the fullness of Him who fills all in all. What stands out most to me is the description of what true churc...
by Done with Religion on Jul 6, 2016

Why Are We Always Against Something?

I am becoming increasingly aware of the fact that I do not want to be someone who is always against something. Seems so many christian people today speak out more about what they are against and who they are against. Whatever that may be, against thi...
by Done with Religion on Jun 29, 2016

The Us vs Them Mentality

It is sad but I am seeing more and more how a lot of us have an Us versus Them mentality….and that is just among Christians. For those of us who are followers of Christ we are to love and accept others in the name of Christ. Yet many of us cann...
by Done with Religion on Jun 23, 2016

Can authentic Christian community be found?

Something in the final chapter of my book (chapter 9, Gospel-Immersed Community) has resonated with multiple readers. It has been …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Jun 22, 2016

Beware of the Extremists

Thinking about the tragedy in Orlando and several of the other terrorist tragedies around the world got me to thinking about all the blaming and finger-pointing going on. My personal opinion is more about extremists, which is a group we really do not...
by Done with Religion on Jun 15, 2016

Dead Flowers

A lot of people like to get flowers. Fresh cut flowers are so fresh and colorful and can be enjoyed for several days. The only problem with cut flowers is that they do not last. Cut flowers are outwardly colorful and beautiful but they are actually d...
by Done with Religion on Jun 7, 2016

Equal Service for All

When speaking about all that is going on today in the USA about gay rights and transgender rights, I have found that most of the time both groups are majorly discriminated against. A lot of christians seem to think it is best to come against these tw...
by Done with Religion on Jun 3, 2016

Works or Faith

Galatians 2:16 – nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus……. We Christians sometime spend our time trying to obey the Ten Commandments when in actuality we do not need to be tryi...
by Done with Religion on May 28, 2016

Church Abuse?

Many times when I mention that my wife and I have left the organized church, people assume something happened to hurt us or make us mad. Just to be clear on this subject, neither one of us have ever been abused or hurt by the church. Neither one of u...
by Done with Religion on May 22, 2016

Church Abuse?

Many times when I mention that my wife and I have left the organized church, people assume something happened to hurt us or make us mad. Just to be clear on this subject, neither one of us have ever been abused or hurt by the church. Neither one of u...
by Done with Religion on May 22, 2016

Frustrated with Christianity

Have you ever felt frustrated with modern-day Christianity? Obviously the church today is not what God intended and in America the church has become a big corporation more than anything. On the other hand, no matter what church or Christian group you...
by Done with Religion on May 19, 2016

Frustrated with Christianity

Have you ever felt frustrated with modern-day Christianity? Obviously the church today is not what God intended and in America the church has become a big corporation more than anything. On the other hand, no matter what church or Christian group you...
by Done with Religion on May 19, 2016


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