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I have to go to this thing

  Saturday I'll be at this book festival in Dallas at the Material Media booth, signing books and networking and whatever else one does at things like this. I want to be honest about something. I...

Vision and Isolation

I want to tell you about my visit to the Orthodox Church on Saturday night before Easter. But I'm worried about how this might be received. So here are some things I want you to know and...

Tomorrow night I return to the belly of the beast

It's been just shy of two years since I went to church to worship on a Sunday. It's been seven years since I read the Bible. Both of those are astonishing to me. My...

I don’t do that anymore

I ran into this guy today who used to pop into the church now and then when I was a pastor. He was one of those guys who didn't really know much about Christianity...

The story so far…

I’ve done this before. I started a blog called Real Live Preacher back in 2002. I wanted to write the truth as I understood it. I think I began that way at least. People...