• Miscellany

    Shameless AF

    I haven’t read any of Nadia Bolz-Weber’s work yet because I have about eleventy gazillion books waiting on my Kindle, but this Tweet makes me want to bump her WAY up on the list. Tragedy reminds us that the stupid shit we usually care about really doesn’t matter at all. Grudges. Ambition. Being right. Being wrong. Jealousy. Who owes us $20. Cellulite. The comments section. Etc. — Nadia Bolz-Weber (SHAMELESS af) (@Sarcasticluther) April 23, 2019

  • Faith

    When I Say I’m a Christian

    I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. –Matthew 10:16 Professing one’s faith comes with a lot of baggage. Look at the media. Look at the evangelical community in the news. Our crooked lawmakers, backwards, faux-Christian President, and prosperity evangelicals. I cringe. I know others do. I wonder what people think when I profess my faith? Are they wondering if I’m one of “those” Christians? The kind that get off on hatred. The kind that take their cue from the Pharisees and Sadducees of Jesus’s day–the religious leaders who enjoy(ed) their high position, the best seats in the…