Churchless in Seattle

Neither me nor my faith neatly fit into either box, which means the labels and assumptions are always wrong because, sadly, no one seems to have a mental box for the devoted churchless Christian.


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The Cow that Ate Baby Jesus

As Nate looked down at the toy bovine towering over the manger panic suddenly he dropped the dairy cow as if he was holding a smoking gun. “Uh, Teacher?” he asked in a shaky voice. “Was .. uh … baby Jesus eaten by a … uh … cow?”


eve_appleMisquoted Verses: The Bible Doesn’t Say That

If the saying sounds proverbial or has a “thee” or “thou” thrown in, people will often mistake it as biblical. But some of the most popular “verses” were actually coined  by people like Benjamin Franklin and William Shakespeare. 



Lent: Confessions and Confusion

“Lutheran?”  He questioned.  The word sounded foreign to him.  “Is it a Protestant church?”

“Of course, Lutherans are Protestants.  Martin Luther is who the Lutherans are named after.”  He just blinked at me.

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