Month: August 2013

God Space: Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Naturally

Book Review God Space: Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Naturally by Doug Pollock “Christians, share your faith with unbelievers.” Ouch. Where Spiritual Conversations Happen Unnaturally… Of all the topics we discuss on this blog, there’s hardly any that could evoke feelings quite like those that come from that one simple instruction. Christians typically feel guilt, fear, …

August 31: Mud, Guts, and Glory!

If you’re anywhere near southwest Ohio — and I mean anywhere near — you gotta check this out: Mud, Guts, and Glory, the most beautiful agony you’ll ever experience! This is one of North America’s first permanent mud obstacle challenge courses, now at King’s Domain near Lebanon, Ohio. Look around this website and you’ll learn more …

No Drugs to Build Character

We have pills and injections (dangerous and illegal, mostly) to build bodily strength. We have pills and injections to treat mental fatigue, mood disorders, bad habits, psychoses, and other mental deficiencies. But we have no drugs to build character strength, or virtue. Why is that? Oxytocin can enhance openness, generosity, and trust, but not in …