Chad West

Chad West is author of the upcoming book The Lies We Live, a co-host on Steve Brown, Etc., and the anti-social social media guy at Key Life Network. He has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, has published a novel and a book of short stories, and hates black licorice.

Articles By Chad West

Against Truth

Tuesday March 20, 2018

I learned that knowing theology is good, but that theology, like other good things, can make you mean.

Finding Hope

Tuesday February 20, 2018

pain & suffering

While we’re standing in the middle of a storm, it either seems like it will never end or it’s going to take us with it when it goes. But it does get better.

Should I Halloween?

Thursday October 26, 2017

christian 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.

What About the Past?

Sunday September 24, 2017

christian life pain & suffering

I was talking with a friend today about the past. Not our past together, I mean the past. The dark places. The places with teeth. The dank, malodorous dungeons that we store our worst memories. The memories that are so bad we either pitch a tent there because we can’t look away, or that we turn from, close our eyes, put our fingers in our ears, and try to forget they happened altogether.