Doing “Time”

There’s a common expression of “doing time” to refer to prison or jail. There’s also the expressions of “hard time” and “easy time”, which are meant to convey that some facilities can be truly harsh vs. hotel-like. When a loved one becomes incarcerated, you begin to realize just how precious time is. A prisoner is intimately…

Condemnation vs. Entitlement

A few weeks ago, I posted about Bible-based condemnation that many people experience in their life (especially in fundamentalist churches), and the unfortunate consequences that some suffer as a result (e.g., depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts). In contrast, I have often found many fundamentalists who seem to have a strange sense of entitlement about life, and…

(Re-blog) I am Not Rebelling Against God – John Lombard

The Clergy Project is a very interesting community of current pastors and clergy who no longer believe the Biblical message, but they continue to serve in their ministries while they try to figure out what to do next. I can only imagine the anguish and difficulty they face as ministers who now feel they are…