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
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
You can choose to favor the questions over the answers. You can allow your questions to open you up to God, to the Universe, and — more importantly — the world of real people around you. People that deserve your empathy far more than your judgment. … Read More Is Faith a Question?
I was raised in a fundamentalist evangelical church. I was raised to be terrified of the world outside that church. I would eventually leave that church anyway, and — after some worrisome wilderness-wandering — leave all forms of fundamentalism behind with it.… Read More What is the Agnostic Gospel?