Being born with an evangelist for a father and a mother who not only taught more of my Sunday school and vacation Bible school classes than I can remember, but also traveled with dad as part of a southern gospel group, it's no surprise most memories of early childhood involve some sort of church activity … Continue reading Sorting Out The Bad
My fascination with eagles began when I was around ten years old. I remember sitting in awe as the guest evangelist at the Pentecostal church we were attending described the power and majesty of an eagle soaring and how that power and majesty described a life spent trusting in God based on the words of … Continue reading I Still Want to Fly
Although I have never been much of a comic book reader, from an early age I have had an affinity for the Incredible Hulk. I suppose the credit for this would belong to the TV series that aired during my younger years starring Bill Bixby as Dr. Banner and Lou Ferrigno as his rage-fueled alter … Continue reading A Secret No Longer
With the knowledge that it has been three, nearly four, months since I have shared my thoughts, for the past three weeks I have entered every weekend with the intention of sitting at this keyboard and taking the time to expound on one of the many ideas from the list of thoughts I have kept … Continue reading I Am . . . and So Are You
Two years ago tomorrow, I sat down at this very same computer and poured my thoughts into the keyboard as I openly admitted that I am not the person I once was. My journey away from my former self began without realization, without intention, and certainly without knowing what was to come. Although those closest … Continue reading What Is A Churchboy?
Most folks I have encountered in my life have been fond to say, "God will give you the desires of your heart." What a wonderful promise! As an early teen, I remember starting to question the common phrases and sayings I would hear quite frequently from church and this was one of those sayings that … Continue reading Desires & Imaginations
As I shared in You Are Not Alone, since my recovery from being a churchboy began, I have encountered countless others that are walking a similar path. I've since learned this path has been given the term "deconstructing." I heard it said just a couple of days ago that deconstructing your faith has now become the fashionable … Continue reading Losing My Life