Reading Time: 13 minutes Hi, y’all! Are you getting ready for my favorite holiday of the entire year? We will be having an open recipe thread on Turkey Day, so feel free to hang out with us and share any recipes you especially love (and if you’re one of those sorts who will take your favorite recipe with you […]
How Bad Analogies Mess Up Everything.
Reading Time: 9 minutes (CN: Death with dignity, suicide, religious abuse, and cancer.) Hi, friends. Today is just a quick post to add my voice to those grieving for Brittany Maynard, a young cancer sufferer who very recently chose to end her life legally and with dignity under Oregon provisions and state law. Not long ago I wrote about […]
Why I Support Brittany Maynard’s Right to Die.
Reading Time: 11 minutes (CN: The right to die; death with dignity; my mother’s death of cancer. This is going to be heavy. Also, fuck cancer.) You could guess I do support the right to die, right? But not everybody does. Death with dignity is one of the causes that Christians tend to oppose bitterly. In fact I’m hard-pressed […]
Faith in Humanity: Restored
Reading Time: 6 minutes Ready to see your faith in humanity get restored? Here’s a true story about a sweet little girl and how she transformed a gaming community thanks to the power of love.
The Power of Prayer, Part One.
Reading Time: 8 minutes It’s not an exaggeration to say that tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of people were praying for Daniel’s recovery from brain cancer. He was one of the Big Name Fans in our denomination; we had ties to mission churches all over the world as well. I was one of the people who spent quite some time on her knees praying for Daniel’s recovery. Even Biff, who very rarely prayed anywhere but in church, prayed for him. We were absolutely convinced that God would heal him. Why wouldn’t he?