Charlie Van Dyke
From US News

The future of the world's religious landscape is shifting as people age.

New global findings published in the Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, a peer-reviewed academic journal, suggest the worldwide pattern of religious affiliation at a person's time of death is on track to noticeably change by 2060. Researchers suggest such ch... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Darrell Lackey

Sociologist Tony Campolo has been known, when speaking to Christian audiences, to begin by saying something like this:
I have three things I’d like to say today. First, while you were sleeping last night, 30,000 kids died of starvation or diseases related to malnutrition. Second, most of you don’t give a shit. What’s worse is th... read more
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by Chad Bird

We talk about having personal things. We employ a personal trainer to help us shed pounds and get that coveted beachbody. We open a personal bank account to manage our finances. And, please, keep your hands off our personal property and your eyes out of our personal diary.

Christians, especially Evangelicals, import this language int... read more
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Rethinking Monogamy
Posted April 12, 2017 by Charlie Van Dyke in Relationships
By Ian Kerner

CNN)Could opening your relationship to others benefit you and your partner?

For many couples, monogamy -- staying sexually exclusive with one partner -- is expected and assumed. It's even included in many marriage vows. But as some people are increasingly realizing, monogamy isn't for everyone.
In fact, consensual non-monogamy can b... read more
Charlie Van Dyke
By Rev. Nathan Buchanan

I find myself these days running from one thing in my life to the next.

Looking back to last year, I feel like since Thanksgiving, it has been nonstop. For me and my family, we had a great time visiting with family over the Thanksgiving holidays, and then before we knew it, it was Christmas. Then in January we started our ... read more
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