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December 2018


Every day one of our Bible teachers selects a quote to add to the announcements scrolling on the TV screens around our [...]

Doubt Away

The title of this article can be taken in two different ways, and I mean both of them. On the one hand, [...]

Losing Faith in Church

A young man in the circle decided to be vulnerable: “I have never seen an example of a Christian life in church [...]

“In the Beginning George…”

I was drained. It had been an emotionally and mentally taxing class period. This lesson always was. Having experienced this lesson with [...]

Faith AND Doubt

The young woman sat across from me in my office, visibly nervous. She was in her first year at Calvin College, and [...]

On Holy Ground

“Ever since I was old enough to fold my hands and close my eyes, I’ve said prayers to God, answered ‘Jesus’ to [...]

Preparing for and Responding to Doubt in the Classroom

Our panel gathered together remotely to talk about doubt and how we might walk alongside students in our schools or classrooms who [...]

Spiritual Humility: Learning to Manage While Managing to Learn

Many people experience a defining moment that shapes what they will become. While I was teaching at an urban alternative high school, [...]

Portrait of the Student as a Young Atheist Or The Unbearable Weight of Being (Curious)

Maxwell Prentiss-Hall, Bedlam’s counselor, entered the teachers’ lounge at break and slumped quietly into a seat. Resting his chin in his hand, [...]

Everything I Needed to Know About Education, I Learned from the Movies

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