What Is It To You?
Look around you. Everything that grows—from the plants that dress the Earth to our own bodies—is flexible. It has to be because for something to grow there has to be room and space for movement, even if that movement involves letting go.
Faith Beyond Belief: Why the Bible is Not the Word of God
What is faith and what does it look like? I don’t know about you, but this is a question that has been occupying my mind a lot over the last few years. Is faith our religion? Is it a set of beliefs? Is it intellectual assent to certain teachings? Does faith have to rest on…
How Losing My Daughters Changed What I Believe About God and the Bible
What is it about tragedy that changes people? Is it the initial shock? The searing pain that feels like a raging fire in the soul? The tears that line our cheeks and stick to the skin of our faces? The unstoppable convergence of every dark human emotion in a single moment and then the attenuation…
Does Everything Happen For a Reason?
Since when does a God who controls everything ask any questions, let alone a question as loaded and stuffed with feeling as “Why?” #longread
Does God Need Us to Know Jesus to Save Us?
If you are a Christian or know someone who is then you are familiar with the teaching that the only way to be saved is through Jesus Christ and that because Christianity is born out of the teachings of Jesus, salvation can only come if you are baptized into the Christian faith. More specifically, the…