Sidenotes – A new feature at Attempts at Honesty


You may have noticed that at the end of every paragraph there is a little icon. That icon is there because I have installed Livefyre Sidenotes to allow for increased interaction. The beauty of Sidenotes is that you can comment on a paragraph or even a word or two in the post. The hyperlink in […]

A tale of two cities

A Tale of Two Cities

In one city Jesus did no miracle other than tell a woman about her past. In the other cities Jesus delivered a demon possessed man in a spectacular manner. It is interesting to note that where Jesus did no miracle, he was received and the people believed. In the other they could not wait to get Jesus to leave them alone.

Failure: The Unintended Consequence of Success

Success & Failure

The writer of Hebrews demonstrated faith in action by highlighting the life of faithful men and women throughout biblical history. The famous “faith hall of fame,” otherwise known as chapter 11, is full of great faith stories like Abraham and Moses. But it also includes a list of names, stories that the author didn’t have […]

No basis for discourse


We seem to have gotten to the point in our society where we can no longer have civil discourse. If someone makes a claim for truth, rather than take on his arguments and present counter arguments, it is much easier to just label his opinion as hateful and thereby wrong. It is easier to discredit the messenger than to respond to the message.

12 Signs of a Controlling Church Pastor


I don’t often do blog re-posts, but this is one I have to pass on. Below are the first six signs as related by Jose Bosque in the article of the title “12 Signs of a Controlling Church Pastor” with a link for you to read the other six.

Christianity Boosts Education, Quality of Life in Asian Countries

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This is a guest post by Sarah Brooks whose biographical information appears in the author box below this post. If you would like to provide a guest post to Attempts at Honesty, please see the guest post guidelines and contact me if you are interested in providing a post. Sarah Writes Although often considered a primarily […]