Speaking in tongues as an atheist

I. Experience

Right now, at this very moment, thousands of Americans are speaking a made-up language. “Shadyanta cosobro amibosho, yadeeante co so. Colonomiyato cami basa.” Their sentences swing with emotion — swells and hushes, murmurs and shouts.

In our church, being able to speak like that was a status symbol, and I…

Imagine I’ve just handed you $200 million and asked you to build a skyscraper. How would you do it? You’d probably come up with a plan that looked something like this:

  1. Initiate. Discuss the concept with an architect.
  2. Plan. Select a site and spend a year drafting and refining the…

Andy Walters

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