seeing past divisions

seeing past divisions

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn 2003, my family visited a neighborhood Church of Christ congregation. We had left the denomination in 1997 but went out of respect for relatives in town for the weekend. One of them decided to fill out a visitor card for us—you know, the...
“joy for what lies waiting”

“joy for what lies waiting”

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen I started blogging in 2006, I was a different man in a different place. I was 42; my oldest was in middle school, my youngest not even in kindergarten; I was about 30 pounds heavier; I was married and virtually incapacitated by panic...
a brief history of my life in church

a brief history of my life in church

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat follows is an overview of my spiritual history by way of my life in church; think of it as another kind of “about” page. my journey in 5 quick steps… I grew up in the Churches of Christ, went charismatic in 1997, then nondenominational...