The Consequence of Reading Yourself Into The Bible

Please, for the love of your spiritual formation, stop reading yourself into the Bible.

The Snip, The Cough, and The Penguin: A Short Story About a Vasectomy and Other Things

A syringe was mentioned, numbing was discussed, the site of injection was determined, and a cold grasp felt.

The Hate You Teach: John MacArthur

It doesn’t make sense to me now but it sure as hell did back then.

A Lament for Bucha

Bucha, we have looked upon your misery and we see you.

The Billy Graham Rule and Its Inadvertent Degradation of Women

“From that day on, I did not travel, meet or eat alone with a woman other than my wife.”

The Slaughterhouse of God

The Nazis were not the first to burn children. God’s people did so long before.

The Dangers of a Heaven Obsessed Christian Mind

What a beautiful hope. A dream, almost, to live in a place where suffering no longer exists. We become immortal hedonists. At least that’s what some Christians make it sound like.

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.