• Confessions of a Reluctant Christian

    All I have is this scrap of my story, honest and unresolved. I just thought you should know.





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from the blog:

  • Should I Rethink My Theology? (a Flowchart)

    Should I Rethink My Theology? (a Flowchart)

    Next time you’re talking about God, stop and listen to the words coming out of your mouth. Does the person you’re describing sound like an asshole? If so, consider it an invitation to rethink your theology. I know how scary that can be, like being lost at sea without a …Read More »
  • Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop – Summer Sale!

    Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop – Summer Sale!

    It’s been almost six months now since I launched the Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop, and I am absolutely in love with the community that is evolving there. Over 150 writers have enrolled so far and have been working to improve their blog spaces, hone their writing, expand their voices, and make connections across …Read More »
  • Divorce


    The author of Ecclesiastes once said: “The end of a thing is better than its beginning.” I’m not sure that the author of Ecclesiastes had ever been divorced. If he had, perhaps he wouldn’t have been so quick to talk about what a good thing an ending is. I am …Read More »
  • Confessions of a Reluctant Christian

    Confessions of a Reluctant Christian

    “Tell me your story,” he said. Where should I start? “Start at the beginning.” So I did. I think I was about eight years in when he stopped me. “Wait, you’re still a Christian, after all that? You realize that’s a miracle, right?” Yes. And yes. /// They always say …Read More »
  • Keep Walking

    Keep Walking

    I want to show you my new tattoo. Like the words scrawled across my chest, this one splashed down my left arm is all red and black and full of hope. But in order to tell you about this tattoo, I need to tell you a story. /// It was December, …Read More »