Addicted to Church?

“Religion is the opiate of the masses.”  Karl Marx  Recently, we interviewed Cindy Wang Brandt on our podcast, The Desert Sanctuary.  Don’t blame her for anything I say, but her suggestion inspired this thought process.  She stressed that everyone should take a “gap year off” from church.  Although I agree with this now, I couldn’t…

Would Jesus Go to Church?

Recently we decided not to go to church anymore.  We don’t really know whether this is a permanent decision or just what we are doing right now.  It probably depends upon which one of us you talk to and what day it is.  One thing is for sure, we need some time to heal up…

45 – Matthew Distefano – Devoted AF

I love Matthew!  He is a  fellow author at Quoir and theologian.  He is also a successful podcaster and co-host on the popular Heretic Happy Hour and The Bonfire Sessions.  Recently, he has ventured into some new areas including rap music and illustrated writing!  He is the author of five books inlcuding Heretic and From…

Part 3 – Church?

Disclaimers:   I respect my pastor friends that want to preserve the local church.  Most of them agree, it needs to be re imagined.  That’s what I think i’m doing here – imagining. This series of blogs is about what I’m thinking about.  I think it’s good to think through things occasionally, especially in times like…