• Loving The Church

    Reading Time: 5 minutes

    “You can develop a healthy, robust community that lives right with God and enjoy its results only if you do the hard work of getting along with each other, treating each other with dignity and honour.” | James 3:18, MSG

    It can be hard to love the church. Frankly, at times, she can seem like a big, fat disappointment.
    Infighting. Divisions. The failure of leaders and the apathy of congregants. The assimilation to culture. A preoccupation with…

  • Beyond The Pale

    Reading Time: 9 minutes

    I recently wrote about my separation from the religious community I grew up in and the overwhelming response to my article was both encouraging and thought-provoking.
    Many people wrote to me, both publicly and privately, to let me know that the article had deeply resonated with them. They expressed that they, too, have had many questions over the years, wrestling with inconsistencies while attempting to find their place in a system they secretly suspected they didn’t…

  • The Story’s Not Over Yet…

    Reading Time: 7 minutes

    β€œWalking, stumbling, on these shadow feet; toward home, a land that I’ve never seen. I am changing: less and less asleep, made of different stuff than when I began and I have sensed it all along, fast approaching is the day.” | Brooke Fraser

    These lyrics are from a song by Brooke Fraser, which I think really speak to our hearts as Christians. When I listen to this song, I feel as if I catch a…