Curb Your Dogma

Dogma: a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true.

Curb Your Dogma explores issues of life and existence in a spirit of humility and humor.

Summer Season Begins July 1

  • July 1: Seven Reasons Why I Left Church to Follow Jesus
  • July 8: “Church:” An Odd Translation with a Sketchy Past and an Outrageous Claim
  • July 15: Ecclesia is Everyone
  • July 22: If Church Is So Full of Bad, Why Is Church So Full of Good?
  • July 29: Baptism, the Lord’s Supper, and Other Power Plays
  • August 5: Breaking up with Church Is Hard to Do
  • August 12: Ecclesia: Two Trees Planted by the Water, Not Two Boards Leaning on Each Other
  • August 19: Ecclesia: Cross the Street and Love Your Neighbor
  • August 26: Ecclesia: Bring On World Peace!

Previously on Curb Your Dogma...

Habit 7: Rest

Apr 22, 2018

Why God Took the Day Off In the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Steven Covey recommends “sharpening the saw.” The idea is that every now and then you need…

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Habit #6: Shine

Apr 15, 2018

This week is pure fun. Shining is not a chore. It’s not a task on your to-do list. It’s not cranking up a factory to produce something. It’s more like…

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Habit #5: Love Everyone

Apr 8, 2018

Rejected! How the Grinch Stole Christmas is the best Dr. Seuss movie ever. In the 2000 version with Jim Carey, the Grinch lives in exile and on a snow-covered mountain.…

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Habit #4: Let God Love You

Apr 1, 2018

Dueling Billboards As Julie and I travel around the country, we see many billboards and church marquis. Most of these say in one way or another that God loves us.…

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Habit #3: Hope in God

Mar 25, 2018

We Owe the IRS. What’s Your Story? Julie and I just got our tax information. We were hoping to get money back this year but due to some stupidity on…

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