Chad West is a writer, former pastor, and the social media guy for Key Life Network. He is also a ginger who recently moved to Central Florida, which reveals the depths of his neurotic need to punish himself for his sins. In addition to having a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Chad has written a book of short stories.Personal Site
Articles By Chad West
Our Brutal Witness
Thursday January 5, 2017christian life •
The world is drowning and we’re yelling at them from the safety of the shore about how they should have taken swimming lessons.
Sending the Sinners Away
Tuesday November 22, 2016christian life •
The question we should be asking ourselves is why people want to distance themselves from us Christians?
Should I Halloween?
Tuesday October 25, 2016christian life •
In years past, really religious people were always trying to make me be less joyful. My humility restrains me from being too frank, but I was rather delightful. As difficult as it is to believe, some people hate delight in all its splendiferous forms.
No More Do Better Religion
Tuesday October 11, 2016christian life •
It’s really no wonder that a great big chunk of the world thinks that the message of Christianity is the same message as Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, that is: Be excellent to one another!
The Wrongness of Being Right
Tuesday September 20, 2016christian life •
He was right, but something about the way in which he was right felt very wrong. I couldn’t put into words what it was that I was feeling, but I knew that the way he’d responded wasn’t Christian, even though he is.
Jesus is for Sinners
Tuesday August 30, 2016grace 101 •
I struggled for years with the loud and persistent message of God against sinners.
Looking for Meaning in a Box Full of Meaning
Tuesday August 16, 2016christian life •
All my life, I wanted to do something special. My heart ached with hunger for some reason to beat. I dreamed of success that led to peace. It’s probably why I went into ministry. Besides the religious expectation that anyone showing a serious interest in Christianity must be destined to be a pastor, I wanted meaning. The problem was that once I had a meaningful calling, I started asking myself if it was meaningful enough.
Car Wreck Christianity
Tuesday July 26, 2016christian life •