Category Archives: Sunday School

The Last Resort

Who was Jesus to me? He was a storybook character like Santa Claus and Prince Charming. I went to Sunday school and endured goofy flannel-board stories narrated by ladies that seemed very old. At age 12, I quit going to Sunday school … Continue reading

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Good Book FREE: Confessions of a Prayer Slacker

Confessions of a Prayer Slacker deserves all the 5-star reviews it’s getting. At the moment, the Kindle version is FREE. The tone is humorous and approachable. Never preachy, yet backed with solid knowledge and scripture.

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Dad’s Been Faking Me Out

The coffee is hot and two slices of homemade lemon pie sit on amber plates. I’m eager for my beloved 80-year-old dad’s visit. After hello hugs, he hands me my copy of The Case for Christ. I’d lent the book … Continue reading

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Bad Experiences with Christianity

My husband regarded religion the same way one regards a grizzly bear: with respect, but with no desire for engagement. Almost three years ago I “crossed the line of faith” as they say at my church. Since then I’ve been … Continue reading

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Grieving father’s poem

Your laws ignore our deepest needs Your words are empty air. You’ve stripped away our heritage. You’ve outlawed simple prayer. Now gunshots fill our classrooms. And precious children die. You seek for answers everywhere. And ask the question “WHY”? You … Continue reading

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Christian Gobbledygook

  “What words come to mind when you think of the way church was before you came to faith?” our group leader asked. “Boring.” “Gobbledygook.” “Not relevant.” Only going to church and expecting to understand everything in the hymns and … Continue reading

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How would you answer the 6-year-old’s question?

No matter how sunny the day is outside, it’s dreary down here where a baker’s dozen of us first graders squirms in ladder-backed wooden chairs, arranged in an oval configuration.  The church basement room is like a cave. The linoleum … Continue reading

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