Dogs Nipping at Your Heels?

Dogs Nipping at Your Heels?

Summers in rural Missouri held one fun diversion: lookout towers. These are now relics of a past, pre-satellite, era. It...
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Suggestions for a New Methodism

Suggestions for a New Methodism

With the Judicial Council's recent decision that central elements of the Traditional Plan are constitutional, the trajectory of United Methodism...
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Meditation on an Angry Jesus

Meditation on an Angry Jesus

Early in Mark's Gospel (3:1-6, CEB), Jesus loses his temper. Since Mark writes in a compact and impatient manner, it's...
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Hi!

I grew up in southern Missouri with a fondness for nature, Jesus and science.

My lifelong quest has been for a faith that makes sense and feels authentic. That combination has shaped me for over forty years as I’ve pastored United Methodist churches.

I do not believe that simply repeating orthodox standards of faith speaks to a world increasingly alienated by “Just believe!”

My writings seek a way forward that honors both heart and mind. Honesty and humility blaze that trail.

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Addressing Atheism: Is Authentic Faith Possible?

Exploring faith that makes sense and feels right.

Twenty-eight daily devotions from real life stories.

FREE download!

Reflections asking tough questions, seeking honest answers. My thoughts, not necessarily the church’s.

Comments From a "Friendly AtheisT"

“As someone on the opposite side of the theological spectrum from Pastor Weeks, I appreciate his ability to discuss faith in a personal way without trying to score easy points with fellow believers. (He even gives credit to the other side where it's due, which is a rare treat these  days!)  We come to very different conclusions about God, but I have a lot of respect for people who open themselves up to debate and discussion. Addressing Atheism is an excellent starting point for Christians seeking out conversations with atheists.”

HEMANT MEHTA
, American atheist activist; blogger at The Friendly Atheist.

Book of the Month

Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories
Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories

May, 2019 Selection Rob Botherton, a young academic psychologist, explores why people believe even the most outrageous conspiracy theories. His work highlights the power of our subconscious, how it influences us in shaping our religious, polit [...]