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How Christianity Increased My Anxiety, and Why You Don’t Have to Have the Same Experience

I know the title of this post will make some people instantly protective. God’s not a God of confusion, they’ll say. How could you take something as clear as the Bible and get confused by that? A few reasons: God may not be a God of confusion, but how we talk about Him often leaves… Continue reading How Christianity Increased My Anxiety, and Why You Don’t Have to Have the Same Experience

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Re-Imaging the One Who Created the Image: A Review of Pete Enns’ “How the Bible Actually Works”

The Bible has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. I don't know how many I've owned over the years, but I feel that I've always perceived it one way: it's God's word, given to us from heaven, good for everything that we can ever come across. Of course, that… Continue reading Re-Imaging the One Who Created the Image: A Review of Pete Enns’ “How the Bible Actually Works”

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Social Media Drives Me Bonkers. But I’m Sticking with It. And I Think You Should Too.

As I perused Facebook and Twitter today, I got sick. I think I ate too much beef. My feeds today were filled with all sorts of arguments, squabbles, disagreements, outrage and, as the kids say these days, “beef.” Franklin Graham and Lady Gaga. Cardi B — I’m still not entirely sure who that is —… Continue reading Social Media Drives Me Bonkers. But I’m Sticking with It. And I Think You Should Too.

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We’re All Like iPhones. We Need Re-Charging Every Once in a While.

One of the marriage clichés I've heard a lot of in these last couple months is that marriage is not a 50-50 proposition, it's 100-100. You don't give 50 percent of yourself and the other person gives the same amount. You both give everything you've got. As I was talking about this idea with my… Continue reading We’re All Like iPhones. We Need Re-Charging Every Once in a While.