Appalled & Ashamed: Black Lives Matter, Trumpian Evangelicalism, & the Abomination of Desolation

I can’t even begin to explain the horrendous mix of emotions I felt this morning when I woke up and saw the news: President Trump, standing in front of St. John’s Church in Washington D.C., holding up a Bible, surrounded by riot police and soldiers, deaf to the cries of protestors all around him, silentContinue reading “Appalled & Ashamed: Black Lives Matter, Trumpian Evangelicalism, & the Abomination of Desolation”

To the Left Or To the Right?

Many times in my life, I’ve been at a crossroads, a meeting of ways, and had no idea which direction to take. How do I know what the right choice is? If I’m a Christian, how do I know what God wants me to choose? What if God doesn’t want to give me a bigContinue reading “To the Left Or To the Right?”

Wherever You Would Call Me

Guest Author: Ashley Stromenberg If you haven’t already heard, earlier this week I announced that I will be leaving my comfortable and enjoyable office job to become (it’s not a dirty word) a missionary. Yes, I have officially lost my mind.

Running, Drifting, Chasing the Wind

“Anytime the world sees you as just one thing, it’s exhausting, because you aren’t just one thing, and it’s very difficult to have to constantly meet someone’s expectations. Someone’s simplistic, less than complexly-human definition of personhood, is exhausting to have to live inside.” – John Green There’s an unavoidable, honest, deep-felt sigh that follows whenContinue reading “Running, Drifting, Chasing the Wind”

Robin Williams, Suicide, & the Demon Called Depression

This morning, I did something I’ve never done before: I cried for an actor. I’m not one to follow celebrity gossip or obsess over the lives of Hollywood stars. I’m not even one who’s overly excited to get autographs from the stars who’ve played my favourite television and movie characters. And unlike a friend ofContinue reading “Robin Williams, Suicide, & the Demon Called Depression”