Church as we know it is dying, and fast. About 200 churches a week are closing their doors, which comes out to around 11,000 a year. The church that millenials grew up in was on shaky ground then, and will probably be mostly gone before the next generation. For most church leaders, who make their … More Should Your Church Die?
In light of the extreme suffering from Hurricane Harvey, claims that the hurricane was somehow God’s punishment for Homosexuality, white supremacists marching, and millions of Christians frantically trying to say “that’s not what we believe!” a conservative group calling themselves a “coalition for biblical sexuality” has released The Nashville Statement. There couldn’t have been a … More The Nashville Statement, CPR, and You
We have been doing church all wrong. Welcome to a better way. … More The Church of Doubt
I’m re-launching my blog, because I think after 4 years I am ready. If you read my last post, and many of my previous posts before that, you will discover a very different place in my story. Some of it I wholeheartedly still stand behind. Some things, I will be editing in the upcoming weeks … More Welcome Back
“We always leave like this!” “Like what?” I ask. “With everything so…unresolved!” Then my friend drove off. It’s true. Almost all of our conversations go deep, and when they do, they never seem to finish. There is always something percolating, something brewing, something unresolved. I wrote this post for her… Resolution. It’s something the human spirit craves. … More I’m Always Unresolved
The Kingdom of Heaven is like an old house, filled with all of your most precious childhood memories. Except, you have amnesia. You are walking down what to you is just another street, filled with other people’s houses, other people’s lives, wondering about your own. But this one house…this one house seems to call to … More Remembering What You Never Knew
When it comes to true sex, skin gets in the way… I was thinking about that the other day. I don’t have much experience with sex. I’ve never had sex at all, strictly speaking. But I have had moments in my life, especially recently, when I think to myself “skin gets in the way.” It’s … More Union