An Evolving Journey of Faith


A summer of resiliency and why I'm still a Christian

A summer of resiliency and why I'm still a Christian

As pandemic spring bleeds into pandemic summer I'm digging deep into my spiritual and emotional reserves, into the knowing I've developed through years of living - that we're going to get through this. It's going to be messy, we're going feel crappy about a lot of things, but we will get through.

A resource list for an evolving faith

A resource list for an evolving faith

A few resources for an evolving faith with a slightly evangelical flavor.

A review of a farm spiritual retreat

A review of a farm spiritual retreat

This past spring I went to visit and volunteer at a farm in New York. It was a spiritual retreat. I didn't know how desperately hungry I was for this kind of experience until I was there, feasting on it.

Evangelism, Freedom, and The Gospel

Evangelism, Freedom, and The Gospel

I felt born again. Come to life in Christ. And I'm not ashamed to talk about it, or even too worried that you can't relate, because I'm learning to trust the Spirit in all things. My intention is not to proselytize. My intention is simply to bear witness to the human heart, my heart.

Deconstruction

Deconstruction

Life presented the opportunity, as it does from time to time, to critically evaluate some of my beliefs and assumptions. To look in dusty corners and to acknowledge some quiet cognitive and spiritual dissonance in my life.

Wrestling with Faith

Wrestling with Faith

It takes energy to wrestle with my faith. It can be an intellectually rigorous process and it can shake the foundations, and I don't always have the cognitive energy or the emotional security to challenge and question authority, both outer and inner.

Growing up with the Bible

Growing up with the Bible

How my tradition understood the Bible and the growing cognitive dissonance I started to experience as a young adult between science and literal Biblical interpretation, left me with a fraught relationship with this sacred text.