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  • When You’re a Total Loser

    Sometimes you think you’re getting somewhere, you know, with this whole growing up in Jesus business. You’re hitting your Bible regularly and going deep, not just the quick pass over a verse and a thought but digging in and rocking it. Your prayer life is consistent and gets more involved than “Help!” and “Please!” (not …[ read more ]

  • Whiny Baby Sissy-Mary Christians (the call to courage in these times)

    Outside of this blog, I’m not very brave. It bothers me when people don’t like me or misunderstand something I’ve said or disapprove of my opinion. I know I have a high tolerance for pain, but if someone made me sit in an uncomfortable chair in a room with nothing to read or do and …[ read more ]

  • Our God is an Avenger

    Dear Yazidi mother, I cannot imagine your pain. I’ve read reports of what you’ve endured and can hardly bear to read another. Your husbands and sons murdered, your daughters ripped from your arms and sold to men who tell them their god gives them permission to rape and to enslave. A world feasting on the …[ read more ]

  • The Evolution of Dragons (or Sometimes a Story is a Sword)

    Fairy tales have evolved. Have you noticed? I remember thinking that twenty years back when I read a library book to my children about The Gingerbread Man. Do you remember him? “Run, run, as fast as you can! You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man.” In my childhood, the gingerbread man ran from the …[ read more ]

  • The Job Interview Question I Wasn’t Prepared to Answer (but you should be)

    At job interviews, I’m prepared to answer just about anything and you should too. If you have been through numerous interviews like me, you’ll know that there is pretty much a set of standard questions that you’re going to be asked, which is why for these types of questions regarding your skills and experiences it …[ read more ]