Being a Christian in the US today is rough.

 Don’t get me wrong. It’s not as rough as it is in Muslim countries. I can declare my faith openly here without fear of being killed, tortured, losing property or being imprisoned. Being a Christian doesn’t mean that I’ll lose my job. Before you throw stones at me or crucify me, hear me out. InContinue reading “Being a Christian in the US today is rough.”

What’s so special about church?

Last week, I took a road trip.  I don’t exactly know how we arrived there, but the topic of church came up, and how I’ve been getting some pressure to get myself to a church.  My friend asked me a sincere question:  What happens in church that is so special? This question bothered me. Why?Continue reading “What’s so special about church?”

Church from an outsider’s perspective, part 1

When I go to church, I am looking at it from the perspective of a new person entering the church.  I have a bunch of people in my life that I’d like to invite to church one day.  Even as a believer, though, there are times in every church service that are completely awkward.   Continue reading “Church from an outsider’s perspective, part 1”