Rachel Held Evans’ new book is launching today!

Thought I’d mention that my dear friend Rachel Held Evans has a brand new book out today called Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church. If you’re new to Rachel’s work, you’re in for a treat. She’s a New York Times bestselling author and incredibly popular blogger who writes about faith and life. She … Read more…

Singles: Why are churches so bad at dealing with them?

Being single is weird. Sometimes it’s like: But other times, it can be… well… discouraging. When you’re single and feeling lonely, some things only make matters worse. You know, like…– Facebook status updates about your friends’ new relationships.– Love songs on the radio.– Romantic comedies.– Romantic subplots in movies that aren’t romantic comedies but manage … Read more…

Audio My, but this was a fun interview. On this week’s podcast (and yes, my GCN Radio podcast has officially moved to Wednesdays!), I interviewed Lillian Daniel, pastor, HuffPost blogger, and author of When “Spiritual But Not Religious” Is Not Enough. We joked around, and she made me laugh multiple times, but I also got to … Read more…

Invisible.

One of my all-time favorite TV shows was the workplace comedy Better Off Ted—which is probably the worst name I’ve ever seen for such a funny show. (Until I actually saw the show, I mistakenly imagined it was about dead people, like Dead Like Me or Pushing Daisies. It’s not.) Better Off Ted was a … Read more…