I struggled for a long time with this conflict between fundamentalism and progressivism, not really being comfortable in either. Continue reading Have You Been Saved? Saved from What?
The Bible says a lot of things. Throwing out statements like “the Bible says…” is often an attempt to end conversation, to seek absolution for deeply held prejudices, to deter others from thinking critically, and sometimes to hold onto power. Continue reading “The Bible Says So” is Not an Answer
When I was a senior in high school, I was not invited to the new Bible study for just the … Continue reading Jesus said: “Deconstruct Your Faith!”
We often feel like we need to go through this alone, almost in secret, because we don’t want to be judged for our doubts and skepticism, but we don’t have to be alone. I want to invite you into the deconstruction – and rebuilding – process with me. Yours will look different than mine and that’s okay, we can still do this together. Continue reading I Don’t Want to Go to Church Anymore
“The Bible says” that God was grieved by the wickedness of the people and destroyed them, but what if that … Continue reading Can we talk about Noah’s Ark?
Do you want to believe in a God who steps into human history to offer salvation from suffering? The Torah … Continue reading What does the Torah have to do with Jesus?
Is the Bible inerrant? What it’s not? Continue reading What if the Bible is Wrong?
So many voices and they are all SHOUTING! It’s hard to listen through all the noise. I need to withdraw; … Continue reading A Hope and a Future – Temptation in the Wilderness
God brought the Israelites out of Egypt to form a new nation – a nation based on laws, right? He … Continue reading A Hope and a Future – the Pursuit of Justice and Mercy
God brought the people out of Egypt and provided for them. He called them all to the mountain, but they … Continue reading A Hope and a Future – A Gift and a Blessing