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.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

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.

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”

Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors

“I don’t think that churches create narcissists. I think they give a platform for the narcissistic personality to flourish if they don’t have discerning skills.” – Scot McKnight So… I couldn’t help but think that we must develop a better way to root out dangerous individuals from our leadership structures. This sounds promising but itContinue reading “Two Practical Steps to Prevent Narcissists from Becoming Pastors”