The Pariah Pool


Logan Lynn reflects on the difficulties and rewards of being a community activitist.

Community Work in 2012


This year saw many ways to become involved with our community.

In the Trenches: Back to the Garden


Hearing familiar music one Autumn evening transports this man from darkness to the light of the universe and a once unknown clarity.

In the Trenches: The Closet Trip


A trip to middle America for a family reunion leads back to old fears.

In the Trenches: The Curse of Being Old-Fashioned


It’s ok to be monogamous too.

In the Trenches: The Party’s Over. Now What?


Logan Lynn talks about his addiction and who he has become since getting clean.

Grief. It’s What’s for Dinner


Many of us love our pets as we would a family member, sometimes even more. When a pet dies, the grief can feel as strong as if a parent, child, sibling has died.

In the Trenches: The Recovering Christian’s Guide to Overcoming Godlessness

by Logan Lynn Having gone through an incredibly traumatic spiritual crisis centered around the very core of my identity as a young man, I spent many years dismissing all people and things which I perceived to be related to God. I escaped the fundamentalist Christian cult I was raised in around age twelve and any [...]

Forgiveness is a Huge Pain in the Ass

My hurt is my hurt. As so many of us do, I carry it on my back, bring it with me to bed, and keep it fed and alive so it can grow alongside me as I make my way through the years. I notice more and more that there is a deep sense of my identity found in and around my own history of suffering and that I still sometimes guard those old feelings with my life even now, years after the initial infliction occurred.