About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Traits of Abusive Leaders

We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that. 

1826 Days in Canada: A Short Story.

Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!

Why God’s Justice is Good News

Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.

The Alien and the Earth

What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?

Whole Bodies. Halved Souls.

How plagued we are by this broken duality.

One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

Here Is Why We Left Mill Creek Christian Assembly

“It’s so nice to finally have some color in this church. We’re happy to have you here.”

I Am A Neo-Evangelical: Here Is Why This Matters

Are you still an evangelical?

What is it like to be in a loveless relationship? 

Make Relationships Love-Filled Again.

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

Olivet Theory’s Bad Advice Series: Chapter 3 – How to Talk About Race and Racism

I don’t mean to sound racist but…

Olivet Theory’s Bad Advice Series: Chapter 2 – Friends and Friendships

Do you have friends you can rely on? Are they readily available to take your call? Do they respond to a text within the hour? Discard them.

Faith Built On Fear: An Observation of a Christian Mind Fueled by Fear

We become enslaved by the doing of things for God to receive things from God. Christ has delivered us from these ascetic tendencies because they serve no purpose.

Jourdon Anderson & The Funniest Letter of the 19th Century

I thought the Yankees would have hung you long before this, for harboring Rebs they found at your house.

Short Post: Struggling With Numbness and Rage

I’m stuck in between numbness and rage in the face of continual abuse of power, denial of trauma and racism, denial of the legacy of racism and trauma, denial of abuse all around. 

An Elegy: A Black Uprising Is Retaliatory, Not Instigative In Nature 

We are the blemish on their rise to power and the agency through which they will wash their hearts white.

A Painful Rediscovery: A Look Into Where My Heart & Mind Are Today

The Heavens watch and they wait.

Church Health 101: Destigmatizing Pain and Suffering

The Lewis Revelation “Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say ‘My tooth is aching’ than to say ‘My heart is broken.’” C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain ItContinue reading “Church Health 101: Destigmatizing Pain and Suffering”

Signs of Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Abuse

Photo I’ve been listening to a new mind-blowing podcast called Something Was Wrong. In this audio-series, the host interviews people who have endured some of the most controlling and later some of the most dangerous situations of their life. Situations that would cost some of their identity, sanity, financial stability, and peace; while almost costingContinue reading “Signs of Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual Abuse”