I was at the barber shop just the other day. A young man was wearing a cross around his neck. (Obviously, he was not a Jehovah’s Witness. 343 more words
1 week, 4 days ago
A Better YOUniverse...
I really love my mama.
She knows who I am, but sees who I was created to be, and she reminds me of who that is all the time. 784 more words
2 weeks, 4 days ago
The Crappy Christian
Christianese vocabulary lesson numero uno: The Word.
Perhaps you’ve heard this phrase in certain Christian circles, because Christians just love The Word.
“Have you been in The Word lately?” 406 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
We love church and the beautiful moments that we all have experienced. Sometimes we just need to talk about them. Good thing God created awkwardness and humor. 412 more words
3 weeks, 2 days ago
Sharing the good news is so unnatural. It seems disingenuous and contrary to organic relationship.
“Hi, my name is Mary. Do you trust Jesus?” It’s like asking someone if they’re evil or not. 488 more words
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Letters from the exile
The words felt awkward and insincere coming out of my mouth.
“I’ll be praying for you,” I said, handing over her smashed license plate.
It was about 45 minutes later than I had expected to be at the intersection of Wards and Harvard. 544 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
The Hammock Dweller
“I love Jesus, but I’m not religious”
Ever heard that one before? of course you have. I confess, I was a proud member of that dreadful way of thinking once upon a time. 274 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago