Burlap Jesus

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

I’ve been a Christian for a long time.  Long enough to see items in Christian bookstores go through their cheesy phase.  Testamints, anyone?  Remember, it’s not just a mint, it’s a mint with a message.  I worked in a Christian bookstore in the mid-90s and one of the trends was to take t-shirt slogans and put a Christian spin on them.  Budweiser became Continue reading “Burlap Jesus”

Advertisements

Mental Illness, Suicide, and the Church

Photo by Gabriel on Unsplash

Someone I knew from the recovery group at my former church committed suicide this week.  He had been dealing with mental illness for a while but everyone thought he had it under control.  Tragically, that was not the case. Continue reading “Mental Illness, Suicide, and the Church”

WordPress.com.

Up ↑