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Patton Oswalt plays Terrence (Fred) and Emily's (Carrie) son, T-Rex on The Simpsons The Simpsons, Nickelodeon Videos, Ice Age Movies, Goat Cartoon, Homer And Marge, Ned Flanders, Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen, The Jetsons

What it’s like to be the Flanders

Remember the Flanders family from The Simpson’s TV show? They were Homer and Marge’s quirky, religious next door neighbours. Ned had those prim-and-proper sweater sets, and the kids had more Bible knowledge than many of the modern-day religion professors in North America. They always seemed to be concerned about everyone’s soul, peppered their conversations with…

Answering your most popular questions about Christmas December 25, Most Popular, Holiday, Christmas, This Or That Questions, Blog, Yule, Vacations, Xmas

Answering Your Most Popular Questions About Christmas

Is there a historical basis for Santa? Who were the wise men? Was Jesus actually born on December 25? Every year in December I start to get questions about Christmas. Why? Because I’m a pastor and this is a big spiritual holiday for many of us. But for a lot of people, it has also morphed into…

Answering your most popular questions about Christmas December 25, Most Popular, Holiday, Christmas, This Or That Questions, Blog, Yule, Vacations, Xmas

Answering Your Most Popular Questions About Christmas

Is there a historical basis for Santa? Who were the wise men? Was Jesus actually born on December 25? Every year in December I start to get questions about Christmas. Why? Because I’m a pastor and this is a big spiritual holiday for many of us. But for a lot of people, it has also morphed into…

Did Jesus really exist? – My response to the strange claims of Maclean’s magazine Christian Holidays, No Response, Believe, Facts, Magazine, This Or That Questions, Blog, Blogging, Warehouse

Did Jesus really exist? – My response to the strange claims of Maclean’s magazine

I’ve had a burden on my soul since Easter. That was when—just days prior to the biggest Christian holiday of the year—Maclean’s Magazine published an article calling the existence of Jesus into question despite the fact that he’s the most historically documented figure in the history of the planet. So Christmas seemed like the right…

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Apparently today is the most depressing day of the year. Here’s why and what to do about it.

This short post offers 1 simple antidote to freezing temperatures, Christmas credit card bills, and complaining kids.

Where does Halloween come from? Is it getting more gruesome? And how to keep it positive and Light. Positivity, Halloween, Blog, Blogging, Halloween Labels, Spooky Halloween

Where does Halloween come from? And how to keep it positive.

Where does Halloween come from? Is it getting more gruesome? And how to keep it positive and Light.

Something well-meaning couples do that can lead to divorce Divorce, Marriage, Meant To Be, Wellness, Canning, Couples, Blog, Casamento, Blogging

Something well-meaning couples do that can lead to divorce

This one "tiny" habit can contaminate a marriage. It's small, but it's big. Here's what it is and what to do about it.

Are science and faith opposites? Reading Time, Faith, Science, Blog, Blogging, Science Comics, Believe

Are science and faith opposites?

This blog explores the idea some people have that science and faith are opposites. Here's what many people think, why they think it, and how to respond. [Reading time 5.5 minutes.]

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Does God Even Exist?

About twenty years ago I was on a subway in Toronto. I was taking an undergraduate degree at the time and the subway was packed. People were jammed in like sardines. I was in one of the seats, and people were crammed in all around me. It was standing room only. People were holding on…

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The difference between over-protecting your child–and simply parenting them

We all want our kids to thrive. This blog highlights the goal of parenting, and the essential difference between over-protecting your children (and simply parenting them).

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Why going to a worship service reduces your stress

Do you have stress in your life? Want less of it? If so, a new study has some advice. This short blog tells you what it is and the difference it makes.

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Why telling your kids you “fall” in (and out) of love can mess with their heads

If you want your kids to think about love in a healthy way then this is for you. The words you use have a bigger impact than you think.

The accusation I never want my future tech-savvy kids to make Future Tech, Accusations, Kids Online, Never, Iphone, How To Make, Pictures, Photos, Resim

The accusation I never want my future tech-savvy kids to make

Do you post pictures of your kids online? Then this is for you... and me.

 Understanding the words your hear during Holy Week and Easter Eucharist, Holy Week, People Talk, Holi, Language, Easter, Passion, Words, Holi Celebration

What do they all mean? Understanding the words your hear during Holy Week and Easter

(Warning: The content about crucifixion is for mature audiences.) benedictus qui venit! Huh? I was in an airport a few years ago and overheard people talking in a different language. I couldn’t understand a single thing they were talking about. Then it struck me: Some religious or "churchy" words can seem like a foreign language…

When A Parent Dies Too Soon. 3 people share what they miss most and the advice they’d give everyone else Too Soon, Everyone Else, Letter Board, Parenting, Advice, Lettering, People, Blog, Tips

When A Parent Dies Too Soon. 3 people share what they miss most and the advice they’d give everyone else

When a parent dies too soon. 3 people share what they miss the most and the advice they'd give everyone else.

I Just Turned And this one principle has repeatedly changed my life. Might it change yours? First Principle, Little Planet, Turning 40, Change My Life, You Changed, Meant To Be

I Just Turned 40. And this one principle has repeatedly changed my life. Might it change yours?

I turned 40 today. That means I’ve been alive for 1,261,440,000 seconds. Not that anyone’s counting. Based on the latest life expectancy stats, I’m a little over half way through the journey on this little planet called earth. And I’m okay with that. People will inevitably approach their own mortality in different ways. For me,…

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