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Jesus was a Zombie? The Death and Resurrection of My Faith

“Until and unless Christ is experienced as a living relationship between people, the Gospel remains largely an abstraction. Until Christ is passed on personally through faithfulness and forgiveness, through concrete bonds of union, I doubt whether he is passed on by words, sermons, institutions, or ideas.”-Richard RohrBRAAAAAAAINSI don’t talk to my kids about the Bible […]

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Missing Jesus: The Death of My Childhood Faith

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…”- C.S. Lewis (Prince Caspian)“I’m struggling hardcore, missing Jesus,” That’s the text I sent to my buddy Michael, three days before Christmas. I’ve had to sit with the uncomfortable truth that exists in this story for the past couple of […]

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Celebrating Christmas When My Faith is Full of Doubt

I’m not sure why you clicked on this story, but I feel like it should come with a disclaimer. The goal of this article is not to get you to say “Happy Holidays.”  I’m not a soldier in the “War on Christmas.” Leave the baby Jesus in the manger and say “Merry Christmas” to whomever […]

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Christianity: My ‘but’ always gets in the way…

Growing up in the Bible Belt, life seemed fairly simple – you were either “sinner” or “saint”, Alabama or Auburn, Republican or Democrat – Christian or not. But these days, I’m not so sure. Nothing is certain. And that isn’t just the biggest part of my church struggle, it’s the biggest part of my faith […]

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Christians! Do you have questions for God?

“Courage doesn’t happen when you have all the answers. It happens when you are ready to face the questions you have been avoiding your whole life.”― Shannon L. Alder I’m a Christian, but I’ve had questions for God for many years. My wondering started way back in high school. The familiar questions and answers about faith […]

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The Truth about This Millennial’s Struggle with Faith

Lindsey and I love to shop at garage sales and thrift stores. We both grew up going to them, so giving new purpose to old pieces of furniture is a fun challenge and reward for us.  Our current kitchen table is a wooden corner booth, which originated either in a camper or a house boat. […]

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