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

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Why Young People are Really Leaving Church

A slew of articles in the Christian realm lately, have been focusing on what is perceived as a major problem in churches--the flight of the youth. According to Christian leaders, "Millennials" (people in their late twenties to early thirties) have been leaving churches in droves, and any number of people and institutions receive the blame, … Continue reading Why Young People are Really Leaving Church

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