You people are super creepy. I’ve done the scary story contest before, but last time around, the stories were not nearly as disturbing as yesterday’s entries. Maybe it’s the Fargo-esque quality of the deep snow. Maybe it’s the clautrophobic feel of the photo. Maybe I attract a particularly sociopathic readership. Regardless, there sure was a…

The conversation since Monday has been excellent, I think. Thanks to those of you who contributed, both from the religious and non-religious sides. Thanks also for keeping it civil. But it’s been a heavy sort of conversation, all this existence-of-God stuff. Let’s do something fun, OK? My favorite contests here are always the five-sentence story…

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 few of the old plants are surprisingly vigorous. One says to the other, “It must…

Yesterday, in response to my resolutions post, commenter Kristian shared a great 2010 goal that I want to extend to all of us. Here’s what he wrote: Read at least one book, from cover to cover, that fundamentally goes against everything I believe in in life. For me — a lifelong apatheist or atheist —…

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Jason Boyett

Jason Boyett is a writer, speaker, and the author of several books, including O Me of Little Faith (Zondervan), and the Pocket Guide series (Jossey-Bass). His work has appeared in Salon, Paste, The Daily Beast, Relevant, and a variety of other publications. He has also appeared on the History Channel and National Geographic Channel. Jason lives in Texas with his wife and two kids. Follow him at twitter and jasonboyett.com.

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