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Is Judgment Day May 21?

posted by Jason Boyett

I brought this up several months ago, but seeing how we’re almost a week away from the big supposed event it seems a good time to revisit the fact that WE’RE ALL ABOUT TO DIE. Or be “caught up in […]

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Fatherly Advice Needed

posted by Jason Boyett

I need your help. I’m working on a magazine article that will publish in June around Father’s Day. I’m looking for two kinds of advice related to fathers: Advice you received from your father and advice you have for fathers. […]

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Significance, Influence, and Gratitude

posted by Jason Boyett

Note: I first wrote this for jasonboyett.com and published it there last week, but thought it might fit well over here as well. —————— I grew up across the street from a girl named Megan. Like me, she had blond […]

Do Doubters Make the Best Evangelists?

posted by Jason Boyett

In the book When Prophecy Fails, Leon Festinger chronicles an American cult from the middle part of the 20th century. Led by a housewife named Marian Keech, the cult members were big-time doomsayers, predicting that the world was about to […]

Can Doubt Bind Us Together?

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week, writer and editor Jon M. Sweeney published a thought-provoking essay about religious doubt in the Huffington Post. Sweeney is a publisher at Paraclete Press and the author of the new Verily, Verily, a book about the King James […]

Beliefs vs. Actions and Spiritual Health

posted by Jason Boyett

I want to propose a thought experiment. 1. Some people believe in God but live as if he doesn’t exist. Craig Groeschel’s book, The Christian Atheist, addresses this phenomenon. (Is phenomenon the right word? Or is it more of a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Anne Hathaway and the Catholic Church

posted by Jason Boyett

Thanks to all the promotional appearances she has been making for her new film Love & Other Drugs with Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway has been all over the media for the last couple of weeks, from a gig hosting Saturday […]

What Are Your Christmas Traditions?

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m relying on you for today’s post by asking two simple questions: ———- 1) What is your favorite personal and/or family Christmas tradition? 2) What is your strangest or most unique Christmas tradition? ———- Ready? Go. (My answers to these […]

Scepticism from Fear, or Hope from Belief?

posted by Jason Boyett

A friend on Facebook sent me this passage recently. It’s by American philosopher and psychologist William James in his address/essay “The Will to Believe.” To preach scepticism to us as a duty until “sufficient evidence” for religion be found, is […]

Bits and Pieces and Unfiltered Thoughts

posted by Jason Boyett

Throughout the day, I’m always thinking about and keeping my eyes open for potential blogging topics. If something strikes me as possibly blog post-worthy, I might copy a link or type a few lines into a draft of a blog […]

Your Turn: Best Books of the Year

posted by Jason Boyett

Simple questions today, and it’s up to you to provide the content for this post: 1. What is the best work of fiction you’ve read this year? 2. What’s the best work of nonfiction you’ve read this year? 3. What […]

The Random European Q&A

posted by Jason Boyett

Last week I was asked by a publishing house in Barcelona to do a Q&A for a book about Christ and culture. The book will eventually be published in Spanish, so they’ve given me the freedom to publish my answers […]

Religion and Politics and Youthful Disaffection

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday, the LA Times published a thought-provoking commentary about disaffection with church among young people and the reasons behind it. Twenty years ago, only 7% of Americans claimed no religious affiliation, and that wasn’t a surprising number. We were a […]

More About You: TV, Sports, and Halloween

posted by Jason Boyett

Reader feedback time! Some of my favorite blog posts are the ones that don’t have any content at all, but simply ask a question or two of you readers. Your responses are always as interesting and informative and fun as […]

Is Doubt a Trend?

posted by Jason Boyett

I want to call your attention to two great blog posts in recent days about doubt. The first comes from Rachel Held Evans, who asks Is doubt a trend? Personally, I’ve been accused of writing O Me of Little Faith […]

Geocentricity, Creationism, and Taking the Bible Literally

posted by Jason Boyett

Back in March I interviewed Daily Show writer Daniel Radosh about his book Rapture Ready! Adventures in the Parallel Universe of Christian Pop Culture. It’s a pretty great book offering a hilarious, honest outsider’s assessment of American Christianity. I recommend […]

The Devil, the Storm, and This American Life

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m a regular listener to the podcast of This American Life, from WBEZ in Chicago. Last week’s episode, “Life After Death” (episode 359) was a repeat of a 2008 episode I missed, and I can’t stop thinking about the opening […]

Calvin College Expels (New) Pornographers

posted by Jason Boyett

Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is one of those Christian universities that has an admirable focus on art and culture. It has a beautiful campus, and I really like the faculty there (at least the ones I met back […]

Letters: When Faith Seems Impossible

posted by Jason Boyett

Since O Me of Little Faith released in April, I’ve been getting emails and Facebook messages from readers along the whole continuum of the doubt spectrum, from new believers doubting God’s love for them to long-time believers doubting God’s existence. […]

Which Books Have Shaped You?

posted by Jason Boyett

Several times in my life, I’ve been in social, get-to-know-you situations where a group of us were supposed to tell, as individuals, which person or persons in our lives had influenced us the most. We were supposed to talk about […]

The Problem with John 3:16

posted by Jason Boyett

I got to know Shawn Smucker a few months back when he interviewed me for his blog around the time O Me of Little Faith released. Shawn’s a good guy and a fellow writer (he’s written two books) and he’s […]

Stephen Hawking, God, and Twitter

posted by Jason Boyett

Last Thursday, in an excerpt from his upcoming book, The Grand Design, world-famous physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking revealed that he no longer believed the universe needed a creator God. “The universe can and will create itself from nothing,” he […]

Simple Answers to Difficult Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

Sometimes, as a writing exercise, I just decide to start writing about an idea and see where it leads. That’s what today’s post is. My tendency is to over-analyze and over-explain when someone asks me complicated questions, especially theological ones. […]

More About You

posted by Jason Boyett

Feels like it’s time to get to know the folks around here better. So today I want to do a reader survey. 1. What is your age and gender? 2. What is your occupation? 3. What book are you reading […]

Parenting with Doubt: What Do We Teach Our Kids?

posted by Jason Boyett

Over the last few days, I’ve gotten a couple of emails from readers that, for some reason, touch on the same theme — and it resonates pretty deeply with me. The question that keeps coming up is this: Doubt is […]

My Top 5 People to Convince Me God Exists

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday I had an off-the-air conversation with a skeptical (but still Christian) radio host. We were discussing faith and apologetics when he asked me a really fascinating question: Let’s say you’re dying. You know you have only one week left […]

Back to School in a Christian T-Shirt

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday was the first day back to school for my kids, both of whom are in elementary school. As a parent, this time of year is always a struggle for me. On one hand, I like returning to the more […]

Six Questions Not in the OMOLF Discussion Guide

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been asked by several churches and individual readers whether or not there was a discussion guide available for O Me of Little Faith. Until today, the answer was, “No. Not yet.” Which is totally my fault. But today, the […]

Harold Camping and Rapture Sadness

posted by Jason Boyett

Christian radio host Harold Camping says Jesus is coming back in nine months: May 21, 2011. Then the world will end, according to his calculations, on October 21, 2011. He’s been announcing this on his Family Radio broadcasts for several […]

The Orphans of Left Behind?

posted by Jason Boyett

Here we go again. About a year ago, I learned of an atheist named Bart who was offering a service to Christians: Bart figured he’d be left behind by the rapture, should it actually occur, even though he didn’t believe […]

One of Those Horrible “Where Is God?” Stories

posted by Jason Boyett

In Eastern Europe, a priest has been accused of drowning an infant boy in the process of baptism. It was an immersion baptism, and apparently the priest didn’t cover the child’s mouth. Despite the child clearly being in distress during […]

Does God Exist? Why or Why Not?

posted by Jason Boyett

The question “Does God exist?” is a pretty big one in my personal life. My answer to that question determines all kinds of things about me — my ethics, my career, how I spend my time, how I relate to […]

6 Unanswered Backpacking Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday I returned from a 4-day adventure in the Pecos Wilderness at the top of New Mexico. It was my annual backpacking trip with three old friends (and two new ones), and as usual, I returned with a sunburn, a […]

Slavery, Usury, and the Evolution of Beliefs

posted by Jason Boyett

In the 17th century, in response to his support for Copernicanism, the Church condemned Galileo and his heliocentric ideas. Good Christians fought opposed the idea that the sun was at the center of the solar system. Why? Because the Bible […]

The Problem with Honesty

posted by Jason Boyett

“Let’s be honest for a second.” I hate when I find myself saying that at the start of a conversation. I hate when I begin a sentence, “To be honest.” Because saying it implies that what is about to follow […]

What Do Atheists Think of Christians?

posted by Jason Boyett

On Tuesday, I mentioned The Outsider Interviews, a book and DVD describing what non-believers think about believers. It was brought to my attention by blogger and author Hemant Mehta, the “Friendly Atheist.” In his post about the book/DVD, he asked […]

The Outsider Interviews

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m excited about a new book called The Outsider Interviews: A New Generation Speaks Out on Christianity, by Jim Henderson, Todd Hunter & Craig Spinks. It’s not just a book, either, but a “DVB” — a book + DVD. The […]

Freedom, the 4th, and Faith

posted by Jason Boyett

Some Christians are excited that, this year, Independence Day is on a Sunday. They will have flags prominently displayed in their sanctuary. They will sing “God Bless America.” Their choirs and orchestras may do a special patriotic presentation. Their pastor […]

Ron Rosenbaum on the New Agnostics

posted by Jason Boyett

At Slate yesterday, columnist Ron Rosenbaum wrote “An Agnostic Manifesto” in which he defends agnosticism against its detractors on two different sides — what he calls “the unwarranted certainties that atheism and theism offer.” It’s a thoughtful piece. His point […]

Grace, Judgment, and the Haggard Post

posted by Jason Boyett

Usually I blog about ideas, but occasionally my topic will be a person. In yesterday’s case, I thought a post about a specific person — Ted Haggard — could be a springboard to an interesting discussion about pastors, honesty, and […]

One Question for God

posted by Jason Boyett

The famed British philosopher Bertrand Russell was known for being an outspoken atheist and social critic, in addition to his many contributions to the fields of mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. (You may have heard one of his most famous […]

Have You Had These Religious Experiences?

posted by Jason Boyett

“Have you had the following religious experience?” That’s the question asked by the 2008 Baylor Religion Survey, authored by Dr. Rodney Stark and others, in an extensive look at the “depth and complexity” of America’s religious landscape. The survey’s findings […]

Is the Church the Best Place for Doubters?

posted by Jason Boyett

In the variety of interviews I’ve done for the new book, in print and radio, the interviewer and I always seem to agree on a few things: 1) Everyone has spiritual doubts, though many of us hide them. 2) It’s […]

Clergy Who Don’t Believe

posted by Jason Boyett

How many of the pastors and ministers in our churches no longer believe in God? That’s the question asked in “Preachers Who Are Not Believers,” a fascinating report by Daniel C. Dennett and Linda LaScola of the Center for Cognitive […]

Keeping Up Appearances

posted by Jason Boyett

There’s an interesting little factoid in the endnotes section of Superfreakonomics. Which is saying something, because the whole book — as well as its predecessor, Freakonomics — is gloriously full of interesting little factoids. Anyway. In my childhood church environment, […]

The Problem with Asking Hard Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

My friend Matthew Paul Turner posted a review today of O Me of Little Faith, written by his friend Adam Ellis. (Disclaimer: I know Adam, too, having interviewed him for a Daily Beast article last summer.) In his review, Adam […]

Where Do I Go from Here?

posted by Jason Boyett

One of the questions I get asked pretty frequently — especially with the release of a new book — is this one: What are you writing next? That question comes from fans, family members, agents, editors, and interviewers. Up to […]

Question: Frustrations with the Faithful

posted by Jason Boyett

A have a favor to ask you on behalf of a friend of mine. He’s working on a project and has been soliciting answers from both believers and non-believers to the following question: What do other Christians do or say […]

Options and Doubt

posted by Jason Boyett

Why do we doubt? In my new book, I discuss several of the causes of spiritual doubt, including sin, guilt, depression, circumstances, familiarity/boredom, and intellectual challenges. But there’s one doubt-generator I’ve been thinking of lately that’s not in the book: […]

“How Do You Find the Time?” and the iPad

posted by Jason Boyett

Yes, of course I want an iPad. Who doesn’t? They’re sleek, cool, “magical” little computery things. My Austin friend, Shuey, has one and keeps handing it to drooling strangers who can barely keep their hands off it, and who barely […]

Faith and the Faded Tattoo

posted by Jason Boyett

I have two tattoos. Which isn’t as big of a deal as it used to be. Everyone has tattoos now. One of mine is only a couple years old. My wife and I got matching ones on our 13th anniversary, […]

Art Appreciation

posted by Jason Boyett

The oil painting above is called “Mother Mary with the Holy Child Jesus Christ.” It was painted by a European artist in the early part of the 20th century. It’s not a fantastic piece of art by any means, but […]

More Questions about Writing

posted by Jason Boyett

More writing-related questions. Let’s get right to them: What is your opinion on self-publishing? Just a few years ago, self-publishing was how writers got their books printed when the books weren’t good enough to get printed “for real” in the […]

FAQs About Freelance Writing

posted by Jason Boyett

I get questions quite often from aspiring writers and freelancers who want to know about what I do and how I do it and is there any chance in the world they can do it, too? So I usually email […]

I Believe…

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday, via my Twitter and Facebook accounts, I asked my friends and followers to complete a phrase any way they liked. The phrase was “I believe…” No real reason to do it, other than thinking it would be interesting to […]

Seussian Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

Today is the birthday of Theodor Geisel, who was born on March 2, 1904. I was a huge Dr. Seuss fan when I was a kid. His Happy Birthday to You! remains one of my favorite books of all time. […]

Enough about Me: 3 Questions for You

posted by Jason Boyett

We’ve had quite a few new readers lately — thanks, everyone, for stopping by — so I figured today would be a good time for some feedbacky fun. Let’s get to know each other better. How? By answering highly personal […]

So About Yesterday…

posted by Jason Boyett

Maybe I’m naive, but I really didn’t expect yesterday’s questions to get as theological as they got in yesterday’s Ask Jason Any Question extravaganza. I was prepared to answer a lot of questions about writing. Or breakdancing. Where were the […]

Ask Me Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

I know a lot of you are aspiring writers, so every once in awhile I like to dedicate a blog post to answering writer-type questions. Instead of pre-selecting the questions, though, I figured we’d just do this one on the […]

Your Turn: Three Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

Time for some bloggy interaction. It’s easy. Today I want you to answer the following three questions. That’s all. 1. What was your first job? 2. What is your job/career now? 3. If you could be doing anything else with […]

God and Gardens and a Big Question

posted by Jason Boyett

The December issue of Intelligent Life magazine describes a certain horticultural parable first told by the mid-19th century British philosopher John Wisdom. Here’s the parable: Two people return to their long neglected garden and find, among the weeds, that a […]

Question of the Day: Happiness

posted by Jason Boyett

Jim Palmer is one of my Internet friends, that special class of people with whom I have an online relationship but hadn’t ever met in real life. Jim is the author of Divine Nobodies and Wide Open Spaces — two […]

Hard Questions About Christianity

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m appearing on a panel at my church on Saturday night to discuss some of the difficult questions of Christianity. I thought I’d get an early start on preparing for this by asking you to help me with the research. […]

Finish This Phrase: I’ve Never…

posted by Jason Boyett

Do people read blog posts on Labor Day? I don’t. But maybe you do. In that case, today’s post is but a simple question for you to answer in the comments. I’m guessing there are a lot of common, daily […]

Discuss: Trusting the Bible

posted by Jason Boyett

As many of you know, my next book is not a Pocket Guide, but a more personal book from Zondervan titled O Me of Little Faith: True Confessions of a Spiritual Weakling. It’s about my personal struggles with spiritual doubt […]

Reader Fill-in-the-Blank

posted by Jason Boyett

This week’s posts have been fairly deep, theological, and long. So today I’m doing something short and mindless. So mindless, in fact, that I completely stole this idea from Bryan Allain’s blog. Because it’s a cool idea. Thanks, Bryan. Unless […]

Discuss: One of the Hardest Questions

posted by Jason Boyett

It’s pretty rare that I ever do a cut-and-paste job here from someone else’s blog post. Not sure why, other than the fact that I figure it’s my blog, and I should supply the content. But courtesy of @imonk from […]

Choose Your Favorite Jesus Art

posted by Jason Boyett

As has been discussed before on this blog, it’s hard to make good Jesus art. It’s easy to make bad Jesus art. It’s also challenging to discuss the goodness or badness of Jesus art, because people get defensive and use […]

Left Behind: What About the Pets?

posted by Jason Boyett

Having written a book about mankind’s obsession with the apocalypse (particularly the evangelical obsession with the rapture and second coming), you might think that I would not be surprised to learn of a weird rapture-related fringe business. Like when William […]

Is Michael Jackson in Heaven?

posted by Jason Boyett

Is Michael Jackson in Heaven? That was the question my editors at The Daily Beast wanted me to ask pastors last Thursday. Because the Beast has been wanting to increase their religion coverage, we had spent the previous couple of […]

Video Q&A: Part 2

posted by Jason Boyett

I recorded this on Thursday morning, but never got it posted due to a last-minute article assignment from the Daily Beast, which I researched/interviewed/wrote on Thursday and which posted Friday. It’s currently the most emailed article at the Beast. More […]

Video Q&A: Part 1

posted by Jason Boyett

As promised yesterday, here is my video response to a few of your questions. Too many good questions to answer in a single, not-very-long post (I’m trying to stay below 5 minutes). So if I didn’t get to your question, […]

Something New: Video Q&A

posted by Jason Boyett

We’ve done some question-and-answer things before on this blog when it comes to writing, and my books, and how my wife and I met. But I thought it might be fun to try it a new way: via video blogging.So […]

Things I Have Too Many Of

posted by Jason Boyett

It occurred to me this morning, while brushing my teeth, that while many people suffer from “not enough,” I am fortunate to suffer from “too many.” Complaining about having too much of something reminds me of something Matthew Perry’s Chandler […]

Interview with a Writer (Me)

posted by Jason Boyett

I just finished up answering some questions for a publication that will be featuring one of my articles this fall. It’s one of those “contributor profile” kinds of things where they ask a whole bunch of questions and then pick […]

Q&A: That LA Trip

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been told that people will stop reading your blog if you don’t post to it regularly. So here I am with my first post since last Thursday, when I promised to give you a recap of my trip to […]

10 Stats More Important than Swine Flu

posted by Jason Boyett

So as of yesterday, there were 1516 confirmed swine flu cases world-wide, 642 cases in the United States, and two deaths. (Both deaths were in Texas, and both victims also had “underlying health problems” in addition to the swine flu.) […]

Recycled Post: Earth Day

posted by Jason Boyett

Today is Earth Day, which means it’s as good a day as any to recycle a post. Last year’s post on Earth Day was one of my favorites of the year, and I’m gonna reduce/reuse/recycle by posting it again. The […]

Dear God, I Have a Question

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been thinking lately about the questions I have for God, the kinds of things I would ask if I could get an answer, and which I do ask from time to time. They’re the kinds of questions that aren’t […]

The Church and The Poor

posted by Jason Boyett

Thanks to everyone who commented on yesterday’s “ideas needed” post. I’ve passed your suggestions along to the church guy and they are much appreciated…and might eventually be implemented. Who knows? Since you were so helpful yesterday, I’d like to pose […]

Ask the Rabbi: Birkat Ha-Chamah

posted by Jason Boyett

Today is a unique day in Judaism. A lot of you may not be aware of it — I wasn’t until Delaware Ken put it on my radar (he’s good at that sort of thing) — but today is an […]

How Important Is Your Little Toe?

posted by Jason Boyett

If you haven’t made its acquaintance, let me introduce you to Soul Pancake. It’s an interesting place, wrapped around the idea of exploring the intersections of creativity, spirituality, and philosophy. The site asks: Where do you go on the Interwebs […]

Please Explain This Christian Art

posted by Jason Boyett

Oh boy. So at his tumblr blog, Trying to Follow, Ariah Fine posted the illustration below and asked for comments. Jesus has suffered quite a few indignities at the hands of Christian artists over the last few decades (I attribute […]

The Friday Five

posted by Jason Boyett

There are five questions you probably wouldn’t think to ask me today. But that’s OK, because I’ll answer them anyway. —————-1. Why is today special? Today is special because my son, Owen, turns six today. Here’s picture of Owen now: […]

Fake Jason’s Fake Novel

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday was really inspirational and up-with-peopleish. I’m conflicted about it. Should I do that kind of thing more or less often? While I’m waiting for your answer, I thought this would be a good time to check in with Fake […]

Merry Christmas!

posted by Jason Boyett

After two days of family parties and meals hosted at our house, we’re still decompressing. I’ll most likely get back to regular blogging briefly next week but it will probably be 2009 before we return to a regular schedule. So…hope […]

Question for the Day: Talking vs. Doing

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been wondering this for a few days, so I’m going to drop it on the table. Watch out for the splatter. Please read and discuss. Question for the Day: What’s the relationship between talking about doing something and, you […]

Thank You

posted by Jason Boyett

I’m thankful. I’m thankful for you guys, my old real-life friends and new digital friends who stop by here on a regular basis. Thank you for interacting and sharing opinions and contributing to the discussion. Thank you for buying my […]

Do You Go to Church?

posted by Jason Boyett

There’s a really interesting thread going over at Internet Monk about “the de-churching of America.” Lots of religious researchers are beginning to see evidence that my generation — people in their 20s and 30s — are dropping out of institutional […]

How I Roll: Keeping Clean

posted by Jason Boyett

Yesterday’s post was pretty serious, so let’s lighten it up today with a more frivolous topic and a borderline case of TMI. Bryan — bless his little Yankee heart — challenged me with another edition of How I Roll. I […]

Go Vote

posted by Jason Boyett

After an endless campaign season, it’s finally time to vote. Go do it, then come back here and report on your experience. + Did you vote early or wait until today? + Where did you vote? + Heavy turnout or […]

How Do You Pray?

posted by Jason Boyett

I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer lately, mainly because I just finished writing a chapter about prayer in my “doubt” manuscript for Zondervan. Mainly it’s about my problems with prayer — including: 1. How I don’t understand it very […]

More Photoshopping the Headlines

posted by Jason Boyett

I’d forgotten about making “Crappy Illustrations of Timely Headlines” a regular series on the blog, until I saw this headline and immediately my imagination went to the wrong place: North Korean Nuclear Plant Seals Removed (CNN.com) Here’s the quick-and-dirty Photoshop […]

No Cash for You, Opinionated Missionary

posted by Jason Boyett

There’s a fascinating and infuriating post at the Burnside Writers Blog about a husband-and-wife missionary team who are in the States trying to raise enough money to fund their next year of ministry in Bratislava, Slovakia, where they’ll work with […]

How I Roll: Lunch Work Edition

posted by Jason Boyett

Friend-of-the-Pocket-Guides Bryan Allain tagged me with a lunch-related edition of “How I Roll.” Obviously you readers have always been wondering what I do for lunch, so at Bryan’s behest, I’m gonna tell you. He submitted the questions. If there’s one […]

Questions for You

posted by Jason Boyett

I have certain things on my mind. I am looking to you, dear readers, for answers. 1. A bunch of media reports indicate that Americans are driving fewer miles a month for the 8th straight month. High gas prices are […]

Photoshopping the Headlines: Dolly

posted by Jason Boyett

Hurricanes are no laughing matter, especially for those affected by high winds, evacuation, and flooding. But sometimes their names are pretty funny. And I can’t help it. All day yesterday I saw headlines about Dolly “lashing” Texas — or whatnot […]

Voting Has Ended

posted by Jason Boyett

The polls are closed. The winner will be announced Monday. Thanks for voting.

Heaven and Hell and the Time Spent in Each

posted by Jason Boyett

Some of you may know I’m currently working on another Pocket Guide book. This one’s called (tentatively) Pocket Guide to the Afterlife. It’s about what various cultures and religions have thought/taught/believed about what happens after you die. Obviously there’s a […]

Early Morning, April Four

posted by Jason Boyett

My daughter, Ellie, was born eight years ago today, on April 4, 2000. My wife went into labor around 5 a.m. that morning, and on the way to the hospital, guess what song kept running through my head? It was […]

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Farewell, O Me of Little Faith
You said you had a big announcement coming today. What is it? The announcement is this: Right now you are reading the final post on this blog. Ever. Ever? Ever. So you're shutting this blog down? Well, I'm going to stop writing any new posts for it. But the blog will still be here. Th

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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

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