O Me of Little Faith
September 2010 Archives

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 …Read More

Today the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released the results of a new “religious knowledge” survey that came to a discouraging — but not unexpected — result. It discovered that, on average, atheists and agnostics are more knowledgeable …Read More

There are only four days left in our 30 bloggers, 30 days, $30,000 campaign to raise money for Charity:Water. Many of you have donated, for which I’m very grateful. But so far we’ve raised less than $10,000. I think we …Read More

Here’s why I like Chad Gibbs: 1. The banner on every page of his website features a close-up of Tim Tebow’s eyeblack, on which someone, presumably Chad Gibbs, has written “Chad Gibbs.” 2. The background on his Twitter page is …Read More

Thanks to everyone who submitted a caption in yesterday’s contest. The winner is Michael Miller… Mr. Jobs’ Macworld Expo keynote did not address questions concerning apparent liver transplant complications. ———— …because that’s just funny. It hits all the right technological, …Read More

It’s been an interesting couple of days here at the blog with some excellent (and mostly civil) discussion. I appreciate that. But now it’s time to lighten things up a bit with a caption contest. In the comments, submit your …Read More

It’s impossible to take back a blog post, but I need to take back what I wrote about the decision of Calvin College to disinvite The New Pornographers from a scheduled concert at the university. Yesterday I complained that it …Read More

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 …Read More

I had the privilege of meeting Leeana Tankersley in April at the Festival of Faith & Writing at Calvin College. We share a publisher in Zondervan, and Leeana was there to sign copies of her debut memoir, Found Art: Discovering …Read More

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. …Read More