About This Time Tomorrow

About This Time Tomorrow

Nathan Smith Bible, Faith

Here were are in the waning last days of the year.  I don’t know about you, but I often evaluate the past year and anticipate the coming year as December winds down.  Sometimes that is exciting and encouraging. Other times it is deflating and can feel a bit hopeless.  If I’m honest, I feel a bit of both this year.  …

Broke My Heart

God Broke My Heart

Nathan Smith Faith, Personal Stories

Faith is messy. Religion tries to convince us that everything can fit on some sort of ‘holy spreadsheet’ and that the math is pretty straight-forward. The logic goes like this: if you pray enough, or serve enough, then you climb the rungs of ‘prayers that can now be answered.’ As you ascend higher and higher, your elite status is confirmed …