Be Careful What You Wish For

I've seen a lot of people, particularly Christians, calling for unity and forgiveness on both sides now the election is over (and they won). The onus is on you, dear people, to offer peace and friendship. For a year or more, you've made it clear to half the population of America that "you don't want … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For

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How I Left a Cult

"Now begin in the middle, and later learn the beginning; the end will take care of itself." ~Harlan Ellison, Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman I thought I had left this cult after two years, after my baby died. I now realize it has taken more like ten years. Ten years of slowly untangling myself and … Continue reading How I Left a Cult

The Prodigal Cynics

A recent Christian Post article featured a new author and her forthcoming book, When We Were on Fire: A Memoir of Consuming Faith, Tangled Love and Starting Over, by Addie Zierman. The author is 30 years old, a mother of two, and a self-described former church "cynic". She was raised in an evangelical church, participated … Continue reading The Prodigal Cynics

Back to Church?

National Back to Church Sunday (motto: We love exclamation points!) is coming September 15th this year(!). (Just teasing y'all) I have not attended a church regularly in 4 years, though I have visited a number of different ones in my area. Last year was the first I had ever heard of "Back to Church Sunday"-and … Continue reading Back to Church?