Who would you kick an addiction for

A pretty profound question is, “who or what would you kick an addiction for”.  Now people religious enough will give Sunday School answers like God or Jesus.  But for the rest of us this is a good question because the way our culture is addictions are so...

Question: Trust in God

Christians like to say you can trust God completely—more so than a person.  My question is sometimes a person has to betray your trust for your own good (like if you tell them you plan to kill yourself).  Is the fact that God doesn’t do this point to him as...

Question: Self-Harm vs Chronic Pain

Why do people get all up in arms about people who cut themselves while all but ignoring people in chronic pain?  Is there something about someone having control over their pain that freaks people out?  Is there something about the pain leaving a visible mark that is...

Question: Disability and Prayer

It has been my experience that Christians treat people with disabilities (and especially mental illnesses) as bad or worse than their secular counterparts. People with temporary illnesses or injuries don’t get the same hostile treatment. If people actually...

Question: Doubt

David Bazan made a gripping album about his break with Christianity and it was lauded by Christianity Today.  There is this current within evangelicalism of viewing doubt as a form of spiritual maturity.   Why would doubt—something that often ultimately leads to...

Question: Knowing God

Why is knowing God so much better than knowing about him? How could you possibly know him without profound changes in your knowledge about him? What happens when your knowledge of God leads you away from the things you were supposed to know about him?  And if so...
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