That Time Jesus Rescued Me

I felt like my heart was gone. I believed- deeply believed- that life was hopeless, and all I can do is try not to think too hard about it, try to distract myself with other things, because if I face reality, I have no logical argument against crying all the time. This was 4 and a half years ago, right after the guy I was dating broke up with me. And I had been obsessed with boys and dating for so long, I didn't know how to exist without longing for it, hurting from it, crying over it. ...more

What Sin Is. And Is Not.

You say you're a good person, well have you ever told a lie before? Have you lied even one time? Have you ever stolen something? Jesus said lust is like adultery- have you ever looked at another person with lust? Jesus said anger is like murder- have you ever been unreasonably angry with someone? Maybe once or twice? Ahh, see, you are a sinner, deserving of God's judgment. Hold up. That is not what sin is....more

The Wise Men Found Jesus In Another Religion

Convinced by their study of astrology, they packed up and traveled for months, on a quest to find a baby king. It's crazy, but the wise men found Jesus, while the people who knew the bible and had all the answers did not....God can speak through whatever he wants. And apparently he speaks through other religions besides Christianity. Read the rest here: The Wise Men Found Jesus In Another Religion....more

I was wrong about being right

I used to think that everything written by a Christian was true. Christian books, articles in Christian magazines, Christian music, anything said in a sermon- all of it was just wonderful and completely true. And that there was one right answer for "What do Christians believe about [fill in the blank]?" ...more

God of Language

What does it say about our God, when the first thing the Holy Spirit does to kick off the early church is reach out to every culture represented there by speaking their native languages?...In this Christianity, there's no room for complaining "why don't they just speak English?" There's no room for mocking other languages. There's no room for my belief in a god who mostly speaks English and lives in the northern US, who knows that the CORRECT climate is one where it's below freezing for about 3 months out of the year....more

I speak Chinese, and that's not amazing

Dear fellow non-Asian Americans, ...more