It’s Called Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome, and Yes It’s Real

By Reba Riley If there’s one thing I know the power of, it’s a name. For the better part of a decade I suffered from a chronic mystery illness that was attacking me from the inside out. Countless doctors and specialists couldn’t diagnose me, couldn’t give me a name for what was happening. They told [Read More…]

Taking Ashes to the Streets: A Q&A with Sara Miles

“Sometimes, worshiping in a church building, you can be tempted by the fantasy that God is manageable. On the street,  though, anything can happen. The sequence is unpredictable. It’s just too hard to pretend I’m in control.” — Sara Miles, author of City of God While many Christians will make their way to a church building [Read More…]

Experiencing the Presence of God: A Q&A with Author Norris Chumley

“Ultimately, the most advanced spiritual fathers and mothers advised me that silence, stillness and the peace of God is in your heart – independent of time or place. So in the caves of apartment buildings, in the alleys of skyscrapers in cities, and in the deserts and forests of rural outposts – prayer and silence [Read More…]