Don’t look for answers from those who haven’t even inquired.
Some of us may be yearning for the kin-dom but frustrated by jobs, family, communities, or circumstances that feel more like the Empire. But like the Galen Ersos and the magi of our lives, we also have opportunities to sabotage the Empire through our daily efforts...
Church is hard. I’ve never met more people with whom I disagree and people I don’t understand than I have at church. I’ve been disappointed in church, and I’ve disappointed others in church. Church costs time, energy, and money. It asks me to make choices I don’t want to make and to interrogate those choices thereafter. Zora’s good at most of this. Me, I’ve got farther to go.
And that’s why I belong here.
It’s been a week now since the release of the Statement on God’s Justice. Over 1,000 signatures later, I ask myself what the Statement has meant and what it will mean.
...Both translations of disappointment hurt because they incite us to determine our own self-worth with the never-satisfied measuring stick of our perceived worth to others.
One of the most common hurts we hear about stems from beliefs about the Bible: the anchor text of our faith. So in this post, we offer...
This is about my relationship with InterVarsity, how a light became a fire, and how the ashes became something new.
Zora told me not to write this week.
How do you come out to a traditional, conservative East Asian family?
“I want to keep quiet,” said an old college fellowship friend to me, “but I can’t. What you’re doing is wrong.” The message - a response to our engagement announcement - came with a barrage of Bible verses and rationale: judgment in a cloak of compassion.