What can we reason but from what we know? -Alexander Pope

Fearless Faith

The best kept secrets usually aren’t

Have you ever allowed someone to confide in you only for them to share something unwarranted and unwanted, something truly ugly? Such a predicament is usually of our own making as we rise to the surface and take the bait. Truth is, gossip tends to be a central element in casual small groups. We dress it up as information that simply must be shared out of concern for friends and neighbors, but too often it devolves into nothing more than click bait and abuse of prayer chains.

Secrets are hard to dismiss, especially when imagining them to impart exclusive knowledge. Christian Gnosticism undersco...


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