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Dear Non-affirming Christian: an open letter

October 12, 2017 Dear Non-affirming Christian, Hi, I’m so glad you’re here. One of the very best things about doing this work is getting to have conversations like this. I know we are a little different—in theology, in worship style, in Biblical interpretation. That’s okay. We have one thing in common: we are all one…

God of the Secret Places

October 2, 2017 It used to scare me: the idea that God saw everything I did, even in secret. When I was little, I thought of God sort of like Santa Claus. He knew when I was awake and sleeping; when I was good and bad. As an early teenager, my image of God morphed…

Daring to Hope: a book review

September 26, 2017 It came right when I needed it most: this story of God’s unending faithfulness. Katie Davis Majors has been a woman I have looked up to for spiritual guidance and a writer I have read voraciously for inspiration in my own writing journey for years. She first wrote to us in her…

For our hope, God is faithful

September 15, 2017 The cool breeze rustles through the late-summer leaves and I look up from the book in my lap. A group of children are sprinting across the field behind the school, chasing a soccer ball. The golden light is fading as the sun dips below the tops of the houses and I glance…

Give Me Jesus

July 26, 2017 God has been stretching me lately – pulling on loose threads of faulty theology and coaxing me into the ancient world of the sacraments. That one loose thread unraveled my entire theological viewpoint and I grabbed for the trees during the free-fall – anything to steady me. I have been learning how to…