Why I’m Living in Flint

Why am I living in Flint? On the surface, the answer seems obvious: this is where my job is, and where most of my friends are. But about a month ago I realized that there is another reason I’m here; indeed, a divine reason. I came to see that God has put me in Flint […]

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A Long Strange Trip, Part Ten: Theosis, Shamanism and the End of Regret (November-December 2015)

As 2015 drew to a close, my spiritual experiences started getting more and more intense. One day in late November, as I was delivering sandwiches for work, I felt the presence of a wise, elder spirit watching over me. At first, I couldn’t tell who it was. This spirit was clearly different from that of […]

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A Long, Strange Trip, Part Seven: Kissing Evangelicalism Goodbye (Fall 2013-Summer 2015)

For the most part, 2013 and 2014 were pretty uneventful for me. During this time I continued to be involved with the Ann Arbor Vineyard church, helping with their ministry to homeless people and making study guides for small groups. I also continued to play piano for Immanuel Lutheran Church in Jackson. In the fall […]

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