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.Personal Site
Articles By Chad West
Tuesday March 20, 2018
I learned that knowing theology is good, but that theology, like other good things, can make you mean.
Tuesday February 20, 2018pain & 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.
Love is Wise, Life is Short, Pain is a Gift
Tuesday January 16, 2018christian life • pain & suffering •
It took me a long time to learn those lessons. And hard-earned lessons are the best remembered lessons.
Cop Movie Theology
Tuesday December 5, 2017christian life •
What if you follow all the right rules, respect all the right people, and things still fall apart?
Should I Halloween?
Thursday October 26, 2017christian 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.
Protecting People from Themselves
Tuesday October 17, 2017christian life • pain & suffering •
We don’t seem to understand we can forgive and have boundaries too.
What About the Past?
Sunday September 24, 2017christian 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.
Loving People We Hate
Tuesday September 19, 2017christian life •
You can hate anyone you want, but you can’t blame it on God.