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Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part Two

My journey from atheism to faith To read Part One click here. I began to think of my longing for God as a hunger for a flavor that didn’t exist. Which seemed odd. But there was one example of such … Continue reading

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Why I Believe: C.S. Lewis and Me – Part One

The truth that compelled me to journey from atheism to faith also had a profound impact on my spiritual mentor C. S. Lewis.  Here, in three parts, is my story–written five years ago when my blog was new. Few have … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

I Was Attacked by a Beautiful Psycho Killer and Lived! It was a Saturday morning. My buddy Ray showed up, tragically bored. Before long we were hopped up on caffeine and had decided to drive to Oregon. Because we were 20. … Continue reading

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Only One Life

I avoid “Christianese” like the plague. I can speak it fluently, but it’s not my native language. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a bona fide Jesus follower. It’s just that those who speak in code seldom reach anyone but themselves. … Continue reading

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Dating in the Post-Christian Era

My Featured Blogger this week is the creator of the wildly popular blog site Beauty Beyond Bones. Caralyn, whose following dwarfs mine, hardly needs my support. But what can I say? I like her. We met at a film audition … Continue reading

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Life and Death

I was raised in a secular home. There was no talk of heaven or an afterlife. This life was all there was. And yet at the age of five I dreamed I died. My parents and friends circled over me, weeping, their … Continue reading

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Pride

Any ideology (religious or atheistic) that requires you to kill those who disagree with you, or even to merely hate them, is a lie. Its roots are found not in the words “You shall have no other God” (Exodus 20:13), … Continue reading

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