Now What?

Things are afoot in Christian America, by the numbers, but also anecdotally. I have increasing numbers of friends who were raised evangelical but are now disillusioned with that culture. They are asking a lot of questions, reconsidering their beliefs, reexamining things.  This is a cultural phenomenon big enough to have a name–“deconstruction.” It has acceleratedContinue reading “Now What?”

The Three Words That Set Me Free

I don’t know. This was not something I felt I could say earlier in my faith. It was imperative to to always have an answer to any theological question. With Christian friends, I did minor battle over baptism, predestination, the rapture, what heaven would be like, speaking in tongues, whether you could lose your salvation,Continue reading “The Three Words That Set Me Free”

If you see U2, give them this letter from me

Dear Friends,  It’s 1984. I’m a little American girl living in Kenya, the child of evangelical missionaries. We have no TV, no radio, no real phone, really, just deliveries from America from time to time, or visits there every couple of years, where we pick up little snippets of the culture. My older sister, onContinue reading “If you see U2, give them this letter from me”