Being a Christian Can Be Exhausting

I’m tired. I woke up at 3:30 this morning and didn’t fall back asleep. This happens with some frequency so I’ve made it a habit to keep a book nearby so I can read for a bit. Occasionally, after reading a bit, I’ll fall back to sleep and get a few more hours of needed…

What If What You Believe Is Wrong?

It’s simply a question, but it’s bothersome already isn’t it? Blasphemous, heretical, misled. Or is it? It’s just a question. In itself, it’s innocuous. But questions that challenge our beliefs get us so very bent out of shape. Read some of these questions and pay attention to what comes up in you just by reading…

Getting Lost

My wife and I make a conscious effort to watch CBS’ Amazing Race. It’s awesome to see some of the places teams explore and challenges they face as they travel the world. Inevitably, most every team on the amazing race gets lost. Navigating foreign countries and attempting to decipher unfamiliar languages proves to be too…

Quitting Church

It wasn’t planned, but I quit church. Well, at least corporate, institutional Church. Maybe it was seminary that contributed to it. Maybe it was my own wandering. Maybe it was me “backsliding”. Or maybe it was God. Just maybe. I was at a faith focused event this winter. Sitting around at a table with a varied…