I am deeply invested in writing, thinking, and talking about spirituality. Occasionally I am met with questions about the worth of such endeavors (whether that’s from friends that have left Mormonism, people concerned about the economic viability of my career path, or just those that find spirituality and humanities-esque things unworthy of that sort of […]Read more "Does Any of This Matter?"
Cece and I have had several conversations recently about what the goal of Church is that seem to us to distill into two purposes—to be comforted and to wrestle. This is probably a different articulation of the idea perhaps apocryphally attributed to past prophets, that the Gospel should “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable”. […]Read more "Finding Comfort in the Wrestle"
I wrote a few weeks ago about how I’d love to see a fantasy-genre’d adaptation of the New Testament and today I’m thinking about the New Testament and Christ’s ministry as comedy (a joyful, comic interpretation of the Gospels would be INCREDIBLE). This may come across as blasphemous to some, but I don’t intend it […]Read more "The Comedy of Christ"