Tag Archives: Sunday school

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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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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Nicky the Adorable Brit

If you Google Nicky Gumbel and the Alpha Course, articles that castigate him pop up.  Maybe his theology is flawed, and maybe Google’s skewed algorithms have a lot to do with it. . . but here’s what I experienced. As … Continue reading

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