‘Christian,’ An Atheist-Anarchist from Athens

I met Christian in a refugee squat house in the Exarcheia neighborhood of Athens during a recent mission trip to Greece. When I introduced myself, he simply replied “Christian.” He had already expressed some skepticism toward us, so the moment was a bit tense. In that split second, I couldn’t tell if the word “Christian” … Continue reading ‘Christian,’ An Atheist-Anarchist from Athens

Jonathan goes to College: Loosening the grip without letting go

Last weekend brought a significant transition for my family. Kimberly and I helped our one and only child, Jonathan, move into his dorm at Mississippi State University to begin his freshman year of college. The day was awash with emotions. Some of the emotions were to be expected, others caught me entirely off guard. And … Continue reading Jonathan goes to College: Loosening the grip without letting go