When everything you know and hold sacred dissolves, something far more beautiful remains.… Read More Why I Left the Fold
God’s story has ended, and everything that I could ever need to know has already been perfectly captured in his Word. That comfort, however, comes at the cost of a more patient theology… and, perhaps, distorts the Word itself.… Read More Writing the Undying Word
Being an agnostic (and a skeptic, and a centrist), I’m often accused of fence-sitting or playing the field. “Because you are lukewarm,” as the writer of Revelations puts it, “I will spit you out of my mouth”. To be honest, it’s a fair concern. Walking the line I’m walking is a very narrow path, and… Read More A Brief Statement on Charlottesville
I have never once questioned my lungs, or deemed their breathing to be futile – but I declare myself inadequate every day. … Read More In All Creation
How should one proceed, if their actions simultaneously bring both healing and harm?… Read More To Speak, or Not to Speak?
While I still embrace all of the spiritual joy you have shown me – I no longer see the world as rigidly as you do. My aim is not to attack you; my aim is to help you understand why.… Read More To Faithful Friends and Family
Unfortunately, the more I research the concept of language, the more I realize that stating anything distinctly and unequivocally seems to be impossible. And yet, here I sit writing, in language, the first entry in a series about that very problem. … Read More A New Language, Part I