Imagine you’re in an evangelical church. You’ve just listened to a band play songs about God’s love. You’ve never been to this church before–you might not even be a Christian–but the music’s good and your friends said that the pastor was pretty cool. He comes out on stage, wearing skinny jeans and a tshirt, and… Read More What to do when a faith leader says something incredibly Islamophobic
I haven’t written much in the past few years, partially because I’ve subsided my seminary career for teaching, but I have since returned after an interesting point of faith and returning to my Jewish roots, and thus changed my major to Church History, hurrah! But this brings me to today: Somehow, for some reason, my professor… Read More A Point at Which Your Professor Refuses to See Reason
I, like most of my friends, fall into the category of millennials. We care deeply about the environment (not all of us, but most), we care deeply about social issues (not all of us agree, but most), and we care deeply about supporting one another’s spiritual journeys. As I study American Christianity, I’m struck by… Read More No Church is Best Church
I’m tired of seeing things like this pop up on my timeline. This is from the Facebook of a fellow sister in Christ, someone I’ve looked up to. To see this propagation of violence supported by her was both troubling and disheartening. Hence I am the second comment. I understand that you’re angry; I am,… Read More You Cannot be a Christian and Support Torture. There, I said it.
I’ve never had so many people ask me, “Now, do you work outside the home?” than at a church dinner. It’s one of the church’s traditions to have a dinner once a month in a parishioners home to get together for fellowship, etc. It’s beautiful, and I got to speak with more people than I… Read More Adventures of a Pastor’s Wife: Why Yes I Do Like to Eat
Saw this on Exploring Our Matrix and had to share. It’s too perfect. Enjoy! GENESIS God: All right, you two, don’t do the one thing. Other than that, have fun. Adam & Eve: Okay. Satan: You should do the thing. Adam & Eve: Okay. God: What happened!? Adam & Eve: We did the thing. God: Guys… Read More The Bible (TL; DR)
So, it’s Sunday. Pretty much like any other Sunday, I went to church this morning, and now I’m running errands all around the city–because, yeah I can’t do things in the most logical order. Anyway, midway between trying to find out if this fabulous coat at Marshalls was cheaper than at Burlington Coat Factory, my… Read More My phone died…and then the strangest thing happened