The Bible: What the Heck Should You do With it?

There are many schools of thought on the purpose of the Bible. Among Christians, two views in particular stand out to me – the difference is subtle at first but significant upon second glance. I don’t mean to lump views together that are not mutually exclusive, but for the sake of simplicity, that’s the way […]

Manifesto of the People Pleaser

We people please because we don’t trust people To love us the way we are. We can’t admit weakness lest they judge us. They seem nice but maybe not nice enough To handle our true selves. So we people please. And when we can no longer maintain the façade, We terminate relationships Because we can’t risk […]

The Simple Gospel

Have you ever challenged your own beliefs? It may sound counterintuitive, but sometimes, it is the only way to test their strength and sincerity. During this season of faith, I’m discovering that many of my particular beliefs about the Bible aren’t very strong. Normally, I’d despair over this, but this time, I’m letting go – […]