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March 08, 2013
My Son, The Holy Heretic
I’m taking an early Spring Break this week and will be running a guest blogger...
February 27, 2013
Dad of Divas: The Interview
I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com. They have a feature called...
May 30, 2012
PregMANcy: A Publishers Weekly Review (Shameless Plug)
I realized that I never actually posted the review from Publishers Weekly of PregMANcy. For...
May 09, 2012
To the Edge of the Earth (Day Eight)
We just passed through Death Valley (insert 23rd Psalm joke here) and we're about 100...
May 07, 2012
The Boy With a Broken Heart is Born (Day Six)
I wrote a story a while back about a family in our church back in...
May 06, 2012
A Hundred Hidden Kisses (Day Five)
We headed west toward Las Vegas this morning; chasing daylight toward the coast, leaving the...
May 03, 2012
Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months...
April 10, 2012
My Son’s Special New Talent (Video)
In honor of my new memoir, PregMANcy, coming out, my son (the subject of much...
March 12, 2012
Four More (BIG) Reasons Young Adults Quit Church
There has been a surprisingly positive response to the article I published yesterday called "Seven...
March 11, 2012
Seven Reasons Why Young Adults Quit Church
From time to time I revisit the question: why are young adults walking away from...
February 28, 2012
The Heart of All Anxiety: Fear of Loss
I got emails from my mom and uncle about Nana, my last living grandparent. The...
February 14, 2012
Something in the Blood
Usually when I hear people talk about finding the good in the midst of a...
February 04, 2012
I’m an A**hole Dad
(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith,...
January 31, 2012
On Asperger Syndrome and Broken Hearts
Our son, Mattias, is eight years old. Everyone thinks their kid is special, and in...
January 26, 2012
Attending Your Own Funeral
I've been writing this week about inspired vision and embracing radical change even in the...
January 06, 2012
Witnessing God in a Bloody Face
When your three-year-old daughter walks into your room at 2:30 in the morning covered in...
December 30, 2011
Early Buzz for PregMANcy (and a free book offer)
I'm getting seriously excited about the release of my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little...
December 20, 2011
Who’s Your Daddy? (Excerpted from PregMANcy)
With less than two months until PregMANcy, my memoir on family, faith and fatherhood hits,...
November 03, 2011
The Eerie Efficiency of Disney
This picture, capping day three of theme park bliss, pretty much says it all. Almost,...
November 02, 2011
Original Sin With Sprinkles On Top
We took our kids to Disney World for a week of manufactured happiness. Yes, they've...
October 17, 2011
Jesus Needs a Background Check
As I pulled in to church this morning I saw the sign in this photo...
October 13, 2011
The Power of Poo
The first step in my journey to recovery is to admit I am powerless over...
October 08, 2011
Sex is Dirty; Save It for Marriage
Three generations of women in my family left the house this morning for a women's...
October 07, 2011
Fatherhood in my forties: WTF?
I'm officially over and done with my thirties. I'm also "surgically sure" I'm done having...
October 02, 2011
Considering the options, I’ll take suffering
I write this knowing well that someone older than I am likely will post some...
September 23, 2011
To medicate or not to medicate?
My seven-year-old son, Mattias is amazing. I know, everyone thinks their kid is special, but...
September 13, 2011
What Does the Bible Really Say About Parenting?
by Christian Piatt (Originally published on the Huffington Post) I was reading Rob Bell's book,...
September 02, 2011
Spin your suits, ladies?
We spent a few days in Pagosa Springs, one of our favorite getaway spots in...
August 18, 2011
Cursed with perfect memory
My son, Mattias, started second grade last week. He wears a uniform of khakis and...
August 11, 2011
Stuff my son says
By Christian Piatt To say my son is a wellspring of quotable quotes would be...
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