Almost Heresy

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Very early one Sunday morning in June of 2013, thirty-four year old Ricardo Diaz-Zeferino was walking with two friends through a Los Angeles suburb looking for his brother’s stolen … Continue Reading

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Hi there! Welcome to my Lenten co-series where I identify people that I personally have difficulty loving, explain sort of why this is a struggle … Continue Reading

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Like I mentioned last time, in addition to starting and stopping my Lenten blog posts with reflections on Mexican-American spirituality, I am making an effort … Continue Reading

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I’ve been struggling to think of what to do for Lent here on the blog.  As many of you already know, I am bookending the … Continue Reading

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As I mentioned in my last post, I want to examine the two bookend holidays of the Lenten season, Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, from … Continue Reading

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In case you didn’t pick up on it from my last name, I am of Mexican-American descent.  Maybe it is true of all ethnicities, but … Continue Reading

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In an interview on Rob Bell’s podcast (cleverly titled The Robcast), comedian Pete Holmes mentioned an interesting event that occurred as he was driving along in his … Continue Reading

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When I was a youth pastor a few years ago, I came across some interesting statistics regarding teenagers.  I don’t remember exactly where each stat … Continue Reading

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(Today’s guest post comes to us from my good friend, Nick Scarantino.  Nick is a passionate writer, critical thinker, and the author of two excellent novels, … Continue Reading

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Several years ago, back in my college days, I saw the film Thank You for Smoking.  It’s a really good film for a number of different … Continue Reading