Evangelical Hocus-Pocus

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  I was slain in the spirit once. Splayed out. Laid flat. Old-fashioned revival time all out slain and down for the count. I know, right? Me. A journalist. Laying there on my back at the altar of God, staring at the lights of that big citified Seattle church with people dropping all around me [Read More...]

Resolutions of a Misremembered Life

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  She bought the buffet from a man who lived in that same prison town where she lived and worked and planted a garden so lush people would drive by the brick house on the corner lot just to hang their heads out the rolled down window and point at the blue hydrangeas big as [Read More...]

A World without God

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We hear it all the time. How we’ve moved into a post-Christian era. A time and place where children are growing up far removed from the faiths of generations before them.  Imagine, John Lennon said, there’s no hell below us, no heaven above, only sky. Imagine a world of no religion, all the people living [Read More...]


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