Tag: religion

The Strengthening Feast and the Famine Ahead

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. I woke up at 3:30 this morning, momentarily confused by where I was. For the first time in a week I was finally back in my own

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“The Ballad of Matthew’s Begats” is the most important Easter song you’ve never heard

For never having studied at seminary, I know the Bible pretty darn well. I’m not saying that to brag, or to be all holier-than-thou. In a lot of ways, I can’t help it; I cut my teeth (so to speak)

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Why I’m Passionate About Porn

Last week, I posted this video on Facebook: I should have known better, of course. I mean, I hate controversy, and I have several Facebook friends who are in the pro-porn camp. So, of course, controversy came. As I realized

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Myers-Briggs, Bible-Style

So I have a blog post in the works all about how Google+ screwed me over, but thinking is hard/meh effort/etc., so instead of finishing that you get a nifty Myers-Briggs infographic of characters from the Bible. Noah? Yeah, I

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Theology Nerd Alert: The Most Awkward Thanksgiving

So John Piper, Rob Bell, and Francis Chan walk into a house… Here’s the full comic. (Personally, I would have used Joel Osteen as the punchline.) This makes me happier than it probably should. And also sad, because theological divisions are

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In which I have a horrible idea for a sitcom

In the process of thinking through two other blogposts (Forthcoming! Maybe!) I randomly thought about the two seemingly opposed identities: being a single female, and identifying as a Complementarian. (This, for the record, is functionally where I fall for Biblical

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Does Marriage Advice Bark Up the Wrong Tree?

Over the last few years I’ve been hearing a fair bit about the role of free will in choosing a spouse, especially for guys. It’s usually along the lines of, “Don’t worry about finding The One, because she doesn’t exist.

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Why Going Through a Church Split was One of the Best Things to Happen to Me

A few weeks ago, I was talking with one of the newest pastors at my church about an interesting bit of theology he had mentioned in his sermon. This led to a brief discussion of my church background, and more

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A Liturgy, a Legacy, and a Ragamuffin Fan

Oh my goodness, kids, I have actually felt inspired to write blog posts. In addition to this one, I have three more ideas bouncing around in my head that I hope to write out before I go to bed tonight.

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I wrote a blog post

…for the Covenant Eyes blog. For anyone wondering, this blog post subtly summarizes 2011 for me. I’ve actually done quite a bit of writing over the last year, mostly for work. Since this website was at one point supposed to

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