Justifying Indecency in the Name of God

Violently forcing people to believe the way we do, or taking away their basic human rights because they believe differently cannot be humanely justified.

Why I Was a Conversion Therapy Leader

In the fundamentalist church, it was no longer a question of whether or not God could change someone from gay to straight; it was expected.

How do We Choose to Listen to God?

Are we listening? Chris Forte on how he decided to pay attention.

Can Prayer Prevent Gun Violence? No, and Here’s Why

You can pray, but don’t sit still while you are doing it. Gun control is the answer to everyone’s prayer.


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We put God so high we forget that God can be a best friend. Chris Forte reinvigorates the idea of faith.

Loyalty to the Inner Light

I am very much at peace with my life and my faith. I am comfortable in my own skin. I hold no illusions.

4 Lies We Believe About Calling

These myths will discourage and distract you.

He Didn’t ‘Decide’ to Become an Atheist—it Just Happened, During Missions Work

The worst news came as his parents were getting ready to spread the Good News.

A Miraculous Brilliant Accident

Matthew Sweet has found that an accidental life can have great meaning.

God, Guns, and Guts: The Downfall of Modern Man

Some of us use gods, guns and guts while the rest of us use our purchasing power to consume what’s left.

What’s Good About Living With Depression?

Who would guess that a lifetime of sadness could offer gifts like grace and sensitivity?

Six Truths to Speak Over Your Kids

Go to war for your kids, not against them.

A Blessing in Aisle #9

William Reese discovered that sometimes blessings truly do come in disguise.

The Power of Prevailing Prayer: 7 Principles that Will Get God’s Attention

Here’s how to enjoy a stronger, more powerful prayer life.

When a Man with PTSD Hits a Low

On failing to cope.