Sex and marriage aren’t the answers

I couldn’t tell you why, but starting around the age of eight, the thing I wanted most in the world was to be married. I became one of those brooding teenagers who wrote poems, overly dramatic letters to girls I pine for, and identified with every 90s rock song about love or broken hearts or […]

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How to make sense of God

I have a lot of experience being angry with God. It often feels like He has frustrated me to no end. The relationship I’ve had with Him has left a lot to be desired. Where to begin? Assuming you even buy standard Christian theology, you start from the premise that “I’m not God,” which means much of […]

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Where is hope?

When your life has come to an end, what do you want your legacy to be? I’ve been asking myself this a lot lately.  My opening course in seminary focuses on understanding what it means to be “called” to vocations or situations in life, and the emphasis is on understanding the deepest desires of our […]

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