I’ve had an insight this morning. I’ve found myself vaguely uncomfortable with how I’ve positioned this project so far. It comes down to audience. Who am I pitching to? So far I’ve been aiming at Christians whose critical awareness has begun to make them concerned about what their honesty means for their faith. And that’s good. I want to be with these people. I have something to say.
But this morning I’ve realized that there is another audience I’m trying to speak to. These are people for whom Christianity has ceased to “work” or never really has “worked” to begin with. It’s not about doubt, per se, but depth, intensity, and vitality. Continue reading