Today is Throwback Thursday, where I dust off things from the vault and share them again. In 2011, I was at the first ever Wild Goose Festival, which was then at Shakori Hills in North Carolina. I was a speaker there that year, and a bunch of us were sitting around when Travis … [Read more...] about The Jesus I know
It was Tuesday morning, and I had just gotten to work when I got the call. It was Nessie, Lena’s daughter. “Momma died this morning, Hugh. Can you come over to the house? We are waiting for the funeral home.” “Of course. I will be right there.” It’s never convenient. … [Read more...] about Sitting in the dark with a friend. Again.
Note: Last week, I mentioned I wanted to examine some of the things I got in my evangelical days that were gifts to me. This is the first one. It was the summer I turned 14, and I was at Bible camp. There were trails, and archery, and swimming (which the girls had to do with … [Read more...] about Evangelical Gifts: The evangelistic impulse
Content warning: Discussion of sexual and spiritual violence, but no graphic descriptions. As always, do what you need to take care of yourself. - HH Note: I originally published this in 2016, but it got lost in the migration to the new site a while back. I am going through … [Read more...] about Throwback Thursday: Bonds and Betrayal
I was in Albuquerque last week with the folks from Red Letter Christians, most of whom are firmly evangelical (if mostly on the progressive end). Looking around that room, it was readily apparent to me that I no longer find myself in the Evangelical Christian camp. (The … [Read more...] about Evangelical Gifts