Repost: They attacked my sanctuary and my ability to love. (A post on Charlottesville.)

  The summer of my sophomore year in college I was in South Florida with some of my closest friends seeing the Dave Matthews Band. We were all high on the power of two amazing nights of performances by what any of us would have said was the greatest band on the planet. It was … Continue reading Repost: They attacked my sanctuary and my ability to love. (A post on Charlottesville.)

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Affirmation. (A testimony.)

I was fourteen years old when my church split. After years of bouncing around trying to find the right community, my family landed at one of the oldest churches in Tallahassee. I was attending a small private Episcopalian school and we joined the church just prior to some major shift in stances in the early … Continue reading Affirmation. (A testimony.)

The Destination of Tension. (A post on #churchtoo)

“Churches should be the most honest place in town, not the happiest place in town.”-Walter Bruggemann   Over the years I've had many people, come to me and confide in me things they did not feel comfortable confiding in their spiritual communities. They would share the honesty of their doubts or spiritual disagreements that would … Continue reading The Destination of Tension. (A post on #churchtoo)

The Spiritual Awakening of The Last Jedi (Or “I’m one with the force. The force is with me.”) *And oh yeah Baby, there’s Spoilers.

*****There will be many SPOILERS about the film The Last Jedi. You have been warned.*** John Lennon once invited the world to imagine no religion. Inferring that behind all of the walls of religion we'd be living our lives in peace. It's an idea my mind often entertains. Only in my mid-twenties, I've spent nearly … Continue reading The Spiritual Awakening of The Last Jedi (Or “I’m one with the force. The force is with me.”) *And oh yeah Baby, there’s Spoilers.

Jesus, Weapons, & Oppressive Government. (One Christian view on Gun Control)

**This is an updated article I originally wrote after the Pulse Nightclub shootings. I've adjusted some of the language to more appropriately represent where I stand now. Citizens arm themselves not just to protect themselves, but because a day may come when their government may betray them. Political groups rally to let the government know … Continue reading Jesus, Weapons, & Oppressive Government. (One Christian view on Gun Control)