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I was listening to a conversation on a podcast and the interviewer asked, “How do you say you know you are a Christian?” And so I want to ask the same question of this audience.  How would you answer that question?

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I Got Soul

Tell me why I dig this commercial.

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One of the things I’ve noticed recently is what I would call the non-religious spiritual affiliation. I’m sure that it’s not new but I’ve been noticing it a lot more lately. It feels like a backlash to the problem that we all have. In such a consumeristic, media driven society, not tag-line or distinction is safe.

The author Donald Miller was the first time I recognized someone tweaking the basic idea. I remember reading his now famous for tag line, “Nonreligious thoughts on Christian Spirituality,” and thinking, I like that.

And then I was reading the site dear-god.net recently and saw this at the end.

Disclaimer: This website is totally independent and non-denominational. We are not a religious or spiritual/new-age organization. We have no affiliation or relationship to any church or religious or spiritual group or organization.” (From Dear-God.net)

Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now and A New Earth, is famous for positioning his books in this manner. He says,

“Eckhart Tolle is a contemporary spiritual teacher who is not aligned with any particular religion or tradition.”

What do you make of this?

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