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.

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Church: An Odd Translation with a Sketchy Past and an Outrageous Claim

By Maury Robertson | July 8, 2018

  “The contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.” —Nicolaus Copernicus Shifting the Center of the Universe In the 16th century, Nicolaus Copernicus shook the world by demonstrating that the earth was not the center…

7 Reasons I Left Church to Follow Jesus

Seven Reasons I Left the Church to Follow Jesus

By Maury Robertson | July 1, 2018

  Introduction    Why Church Can Never Be Fixed For as long as I can remember, people have been trying to fix the church. The idea is that if we find the right formula we can get things back on track. We modernize the music, reformat the service, put a finer point on the theology,…

Habit #7: Rest – Curb Your Dogma: Where we leave the beaten path to follow Christ

By Maury Robertson | April 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 to take some time off to refresh. This will make you more effective than if you keep sawing away and never take a time…

Habit #6: Shine – Curb Your Dogma: Where we leave the beaten path to follow Christ

By Maury Robertson | April 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 breaking up a log jam to let a river flow. The first five habits are about breaking up the log jam. When you practice them,…