Writer, editor, stumbler after Jesus

Knock, knock

FROM BURNING BUSHES to bright stars, God has been known to make it very clear which way people should go. At least, on occasion. For many,…

Bring back boring

BACK WHEN I was editing a family magazine—half a lifetime ago—we ran an article about the need for children to learn how to be still. It…

My porn habit

EVERY TIME IT’S over, I promise myself that I will never do it again. The rush of emotion fired by watching the intimate encounter fades, leaving…

Small-print small group

MOST CHURCHES HAVE some sort of introductory class for new members. It typically outlines the particularities of their way of doing things, along with various opportunities…