Marja Bergen

author, mental health activist, follower of Christ

Tag: religion

Jesus’ subversive spirituality

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  230  (April 8, 2009) I’m reading The End of Religion by Bruxy Cavey, the pastor of The Meeting House, “a church for people who aren’t into church.” I’ve been reading quite a few books about Jesus’ radical nature and find them exciting. The Christian church has gotten hung up on so many […]

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Nonreligious Christianity

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  164  (June 4, 2008) At one of the Living Rooms last night we were discussing what the word religion actually means. The topic was raised when I started talking about the book I’m reading, Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller. I must say I really like exploring revolutionary approaches to Christianity. Jesus […]

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Nonreligious gratitude?

My mental health worker told me that I should keep a gratitude journal, at the end of each day listing all the good things that have happened to me. I told her, “But I already do that. I thank God every day for what He has given me and what He has done for me.” […]

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