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O Me of Little Faith

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January 2011 Archives

Conversions: From Southern Baptist to Mormon

posted by Jason Boyett

Friday means guests here at ye olde blog, and today kicks off a new series about conversions. I’ve always been fascinated with conversion stories — both into and out of a faith tradition — because religion is so all-pervasive. Major […]

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Mailbag: The Turning Point

posted by Jason Boyett

I don’t do this often, but today I’m just going to post (with permission) a letter I received from a reader who has asked to remain anonymous. He got in touch after I called for conversion stories. That series begins […]

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The Only Horoscope You’ll Ever Need

posted by Jason Boyett

A couple of weeks ago, the Internet blew up when Parke Kunkle, an astronomy instructor in Minneapolis, noted for the Star-Tribune that due to the Earth’s axis wobble and something called precession, astrologers are currently one month off in their […]

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Alise Wright: Shaken and Stirred

posted by Jason Boyett

Well, after 25 guest posts, we’ve reached a good round number for the Voices of Doubt series, and today’s post by Alise Wright will be the final one. I hope you’ve enjoyed the series as much as I have. To […]

A Missionary’s Perspective on the American Church

posted by Jason Boyett

My long-time friend, Mentanna, is a former career missionary trying to make the transition back to life in the United States. She and her family have been visiting churches in the “Bible Belt” and trying to find a place to […]

“Only Light Can Do That” (Quotes for MLK Day)

posted by Jason Boyett

Today’s a day when we all like to quote “I Have a Dream,” and really, you can’t go wrong with that. But some of my favorite Martin Luther King, Jr., quotes come from Strength to Love, a collection of sermons, […]

Ray Hollenbach: Learning from Thomas

posted by Jason Boyett

I always appreciate pastoral voices who can speak compassionately and candidly about doubt, and one of those I appreciate most is Ray Hollenbach’s. Ray is on staff at a Vineyard church in the exact center of Kentucky, where he lives […]

Blessed Are the Peacemakers

posted by Jason Boyett

I haven’t posted anything yet about Saturday’s shooting in Arizona. Not because I don’t have anything to say about it, but because I’m not sure that my opinion matters. And as someone who struggles with certainty, I’m not in any […]

Conversions Needed

posted by Jason Boyett

After six months’ worth of guest posts, my Friday Voices of Doubt series wraps up in the next few weeks. It’s been great hearing from so many different writers and thinkers on the impact doubt has had on their faith. […]

Sarah Cunningham: Doubt as a Hook

posted by Jason Boyett

Sarah Cunningham and I first got to know each other when I interviewed her upon the release of her latest book, Picking Dandelions: A Search for Eden Among Life’s Weeds. It’s an excellent memoir. Sarah is a social activist, a […]

Self-Interview at the Crossroads

posted by Jason Boyett

So you asked some important questions on Tuesday and got a lot of feedback. Have you come to any decisions? Maybe. Don’t play coy with me, young man. I discovered some interesting things about my readers. Do tell. Well, they’re […]

Reaching a Crossroads

posted by Jason Boyett

I need your help. I began blogging in 2007, which really wasn’t that long ago unless you’re talking Internet years, which makes 2007 the digital equivalent of the Pleistocene epoch. Since December of 2007 I have written five books: Pocket […]

New Year’s Resolutions

posted by Jason Boyett

The month of January is named for Janus, the two-faced Roman deity of doors, gates, beginnings and endings. He’s one of the earliest gods to show up in the Roman pantheon, and he’s usually shown with his two faces looking […]

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Farewell, O Me of Little Faith
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posted 6:11:49am Jun. 01, 2011 | read full post »

My Introvert Interview
On Monday, author Adam McHugh delivered a guest post about the "snarling 8-headed monster" of the writing process. Today I return the favor -- sort of -- via an interview at his blog, Introverted Church. We talk about how my introverted personality has impacted my faith and doubt, and how the extrov

posted 3:05:36pm May. 25, 2011 | read full post »

Harold Camping: "Invisible Judgment Day"
When the rapture didn't occur as predicted on May 21, 2011, Harold Camping had a few options. Here is how he could have responded to the failed prediction, in descending levels of crazy: 1. He could announce that he was wrong. This is the most reasonable option and was therefore unexpected. I wou

posted 9:06:24am May. 24, 2011 | read full post »

The Phases of Writing (Adam McHugh)
If you've ever felt out of place among all the exciting, expressive, emotional enthusiasm of a contemporary church service...or an evangelist's demands that you need to constantly be sharing your faith boldly to strangers...if it simply wipes you out to be surrounded by people all the time,  then y

posted 7:46:00am May. 23, 2011 | read full post »

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