Category Archives: Friendship

I think I have found my tree.

This sounds like such a silly statement. But where things spiritual come in to play, it can be hard to find things that are off limits. I’m kinda sure that the tree I found is what I was supposed to … Continue reading

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One step further

I have lost track of when I last went to the church I used to call “home”. I think it has been two or three months. It doesn’t help I have had no working car for much of that time … Continue reading

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So I went back for a visit.

Unlike people who leave the church in a blaze of emotion and acrimony, I wandered away from my church merely unhappy with the theology and teachings, not because the people there made me leave. This meant that most of them don’t … Continue reading

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It’s happened.

Got an email today from a friend at church. He has noticed my dwindling presence at church and bible study, particularly after last Thursday night (bible study night) where I was tweeting about the TV show I was watching. His … Continue reading

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Accommodating Friends

I am often surprised by how accommodating some of my religious friends are. Yesterday, I didn’t go to church. Not really. I took my old sports car for a drive through the local national park (country/bush road, basically with no … Continue reading

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De-evangelism.

I know a bit about stories. I know us human beings think in terms of narrative: this happens, and this happens and then that happens. Cause and effect, a progression of scenes. We ask each other “what happened last night” … Continue reading

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Friends and Church

It seems to be a persistent problem that when you leave a particular church community, friendships are rarely retained. It is as though the friendships built in a church community are rarely strong enough to not need the church services … Continue reading

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