So I Go To Church

Given that "being in church doesn't make you a Christian any more than being in a garage makes you a car," I suppose it's wise for all of us to realize that the "church" will not be made up of perfect people. It might not even be entirely made up of Christians! Ideally, a church will be a body of believers that, as imperfect as they are, choose to grow together in that given church....more

Just my First BlogHer Post

Well, I've just joined Blogher and figure an introduction might do. I had a choice of tags, so I added the "Between Christian" tag so that, ahem, between you and me, let me just say: I am a Christian! And now you know. So you can decide if you want to write me off immediately ("conservative right-wing freaks!"), OR, you can take a closer look. (Sister?!)...more
Welcome! BlogHer is a wonderful community! I hope you make yourself at home, share your ...more

A Former Amish Woman Speaks

A former Amish woman who left the Order when she was married and in her 30s has graciously allowed me to interview her about the Amish experience. Once she began questioning the 'faith', her troubles began inside this closed society. All these words belong entirely to 'Deborah' and because of her current contacts with the Amish, she must remain anonymous....more
i enjoyed reading your post.  I grew up hearing such stories about the Amish and how near ...more