It's no secret that I've hated John Piper. Even when I still called myself a Christian, I hated him. He's actually part of the reason I stopped calling myself a Christian with the Nashville Statement. I can't stomach seeing anything by John Piper, so to be fair I should have known not to explore any… Continue reading John Piper’s Toxic Theology
I love Goodwill. Like, I really genuinely love thrift stores, and we have a Goodwill about thirty seconds from our apartment. My wife convinced me to go this morning, and I bought about seven books. Somehow I got it down to only seven, but hey, when they're all $1-$2, I can't resist! Most of the… Continue reading Book Review: The New Dare to Discipline, Chapter 1
I loved an abusive God. I was so caught up in Christianity I didn't even realize the ways it was slowly destroying me, too. It wasn't until I actually looked up information about abuse and what it looks like that I realized that a lot of what I believed about God sounded abusive.
My mental health is a mess. No seriously, I was diagnosed officially with anxiety and depression about a year and a half ago, and I pretty easily fit the bill for both C-PTSD and ADHD, although those haven't officially been professionally diagnosed. It's hard being mentally ill in evangelicalism. I remember when I was younger… Continue reading Depressed on a Sunday
I just recently moved to a new city somewhere in the west. (I'm currently a bit private about my identity/location, as there are people out there I'd rather not deal with finding out about this journey of mine.) Honestly, it's an incredible city. I've visited a few times and now that I live here with some… Continue reading Martial Arts and Pizza