Leaving Christianity

I’ve had doubts about my faith for as long as I can remember. I didn’t sleep well as a baby and small child, and one of my earliest memories comes from around the age of three or four, when one of my late-night wanderings into my parents’ room was initiated by a terrible thought that […]

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Alone in church

I’ve felt mostly by myself in church during two periods of my life, neither of which have been the fault of the specific church I belonged to. The first time was in my mid-20s when I’d become burnt out through ministry and questioned the validity of the whole “church experience” as I knew it because […]

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Yes, God loves even you

I write this specifically for one person whom I love. The Christian’s authority to act and speak on behalf of God The one who hears you hears me, and the one who rejects you rejects me, and the one who rejects me rejects him who sent me…Behold, I have given you authority to tread on […]

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Love lost and numb

The relationship I’ve been in for the last few months ended the other day. It’s been a bit on-again, off-again as hinted at in other posts of mine over that time frame. For those of you who know me well, the timing is somewhat ironic, as my rock-bottom moment in life came around 10 years […]

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The constant prodigal

I’ve been out of work for a little over a month, and it sucks. It’s not the same thing as being retired because you have no money to do things, plus my peers are all gainfully employed with (most of them) full families of their own, so it’s awfully lonely for me. A lot of […]

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