Where can we go when we give up the life of belief? A Year Without God: The Film‘s Ryan Bell has started a new venture, the website and podcast Life After God that focuses on counseling—and preaching to—the former congregation. — Where do believers go when their faith has run out? Is there a place […]
Faith leaders worldwide are being arrested on charges ranging from pedophilia to fraud. Parishioners can help end the pulpit to prison pipeline by watching their leaders closely and helping them resist temptation.
Jesse Bradley considers where our spiritual scars come from, drawing from his many years as a pastor listening to people share their stories and experiences.
In this provocative piece, author and speaker Dale Fincher shares a few good reasons why many American Christians aren’t occupying the pews for an hour like they used to.
Ministers are the last people you think might consider leaving church, but I’m one of them.
Jason Helveston was always a believer. And for a believer, doubt is perceived as the enemy. Can that enemy be faced with opportunity and grace?
Women often experience an implicit (and sometimes even explicit) expectation from those around them to be both a full-time professional and an ever-present mom.
Ultimately, I love him (or try, anyway) because as much as I wish I didn’t, I see myself in him. Do I like admitting that? What the hell do you think?
Eighteen years after losing his faith, J.R. Reed would really like to find it again. I can’t stand when I misplace things. On a scale of 1-10 I give it a 12. If it’s something important I move it up to the 15-20 range, depending on what it is. I tell you this because about […]
Every whisper Of every waking hour I’m Choosing my confessions Michael Stipe, R.E.M. God is cool. I totally dig the G-man and his son J-doG. I guarantee that at least half of you are at this very moment calling me a crass douchebag and preparing to close this window. If that’s what you want to […]