My church-related cynicism took a fresh hit of reality this weekend, one that was well-needed. At a church event, the … Continue reading The Same Old, Same Old Salvation Story, And How My Cynicism Got Punched in the Gut.
Perhaps the most important thing I’ve ever learned about following Christ is that you can’t base your relationship with Jesus … Continue reading (For)Getting All the Feels: Rethinking the Way We Follow Jesus
WARNING: This post is probably PG-13 on a rating scale for discussion about sex. So if you’re squeamish, you might … Continue reading Desiring Sex Doesn’t Make You a Pervert. It Makes You Human.
Let me just be honest here: I can spend way too much time in my mind and on this blog … Continue reading My 10 Favorite ‘Christian Organizations’ and Why I Love the Crap Out of Them
No, you can’t always get what you want You can’t always get what you want You can’t always get what … Continue reading We Must Learn to Be Content in Any and Every Situation, Even If Culture Goes Awry
One of my favorite ministries is Fireproof Ministries. It’s a multi-faceted ministry with several branches, including XXX Church. One of their primary … Continue reading Jesus Loves Porn Stars. Just Making Sure We Were All Aware.
We live in a culture of vehement disagreement. Just take a look at your News Feed. Every day, I see … Continue reading As Far As It Depends on You, Just Get Along With People on Social Media
A Reddit feed on Christianity had a post back in December 2012 that read like this: Hi there, I recently Felt … Continue reading Perfect Love Casts Out Fear. But The Church Hasn’t Been a Place Where That Happens.
I taught a Sunday School class for men this summer. Older men, not just young guys like me. One Sunday, … Continue reading Why Are We So Scared to Be Blunt About Sex?
I’ve seen a number of blog posts in the last few years that are titled something like this: “Things Christians … Continue reading 6 True Statements All Christians Should Be Saying But Most Don’t Say For Some Reason