Held in the Light

I’ve lost my ability to pray. Well, that isn’t quite accurate. Maybe I have lost my ability to be tethered abstractly to the Lord; to push petitions and intercessions through the ether to the unknown, unseen, unfelt space in which God dwells (whatever that means). I say space because this heavenly place seems expansive, distant, […]


Welcome to The Displaced Pilgrim! The title of the blog carries a few connotations. First, let’s define the two primary terms — “displaced” and “pilgrim.” Displaced (adj): 1. lacking a home, country, etc.; 2.moved or put out of the usual or proper place. Pilgrim (n): 1. a person who journeys, especially a long distance, to some sacred place as an act of religious […]

Updated links: Sexual Abuse and the Evangelical World

Over the past year or so, much has come out in regards to sexual abuse in evangelicalism. Seemingly though, only certain subsets of evangelicalism has discussed it on the interwebs. I know from leading all sorts of churches on trips in the summers, that many churches have protocols in place to help guard and protect their students from predators. Typically, […]