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May 31, 2010
Like (I presume) every American, I today feel the weight, glory, and sheer spiritual magnitude...
May 30, 2010
It's four a.m., and I just awoke from a dream that ended with me in...
May 28, 2010
I'm sorry, but I've had to temporarily unpublish this piece--the one about evangelizing. In the...
May 27, 2010
The One Thing I Dreaded Most About Becoming a Christian
When I very suddenly became a Christian, I was in a supply closet at my...
May 26, 2010
Chillin’ with the Penguins
Lately I've gotten in a few requests for a sample of what's in my book,...
May 25, 2010
We Do Know Jack. We ARE Jack.
What in the end proved most true for Jack is the same thing that in...
May 24, 2010
Should Christians Care About the Old Testament?
A young Christian guy wrote to ask, "Do I really have to care all that...
May 22, 2010
You There, in Your Pew
Physician + patient access = example of marketer's wet dream. Denomination + pastor + congregation...
May 21, 2010
The publishing saga of my book “I’m OK- You’re Not”
Here is the very quick version of the publishing saga of my book, I'm OK-You're...
May 19, 2010
“What’s Wrong With Dressing Sexy?”
An earnest-sounding young Christian woman wrote to ask me why she shouldn't "dress sexy" if...
May 18, 2010
Good Art Is All About the Crazy
I'm in a hurry just now, but I wanted to throw this out there real...
May 17, 2010
From Station WGOD: Love, Love Me Do
The other day a reader wrote me the following: "John, would you comment on something...
May 16, 2010
Can We Stop Already?
Zero study of history + "Catholics aren't really Christian" = please shut the f up.
May 15, 2010
All of Life, in Three Words and Two Syllables
Hey, all! Happy Saturday! It makes me feel great that you are (if you are)...
May 14, 2010
Why Did God Choose Me (Instead of You)?
I recently received an email from one F. Stuart "Skip" Leeds, a physician and faculty...
May 13, 2010
How My Wife Took the News of My Sudden Conversion
How did my wife of sixteen years respond to discovering she was married to a...
May 11, 2010
21 Things About Bob Marley
The Bob Marley post you're looking for is here. Sorry about the inconvenience!
May 06, 2010
Welcome to the Happy Crappy Mother’s Day Club!
Mother's Day is coming up right quick here. Yay! I guess. I don't know. I...
May 04, 2010
Ten Ways Christians Fail to be Christian
[UPDATE: A new and much improved version of this piece is Seven ways Christians blow...
May 03, 2010
My Conversion Experience: Real, or Synaptic Misfirings?
A recent article in "Scientific American" suggests my conversion experience had nothing to do with...
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