John Weirick

John Weirick

Writer, editor, author

Finding clarity in faith, culture, relationships, and a complex world.

  • 29
  • 23K
stories for
John Weirick's stories for
Show all
Open uri20160825 11120 2yj5pl article
The Huffington Post

Why Introverts Would Rather Avoid Church

You are different than the person next to you. That's a good thing. In a community, others won't believe, look, or act like you. When it comes to person......

Open uri20160825 11120 1rxp6oh article

Are Muslim Refugees Really a Threat to American Christianity?

The threat of ISIS and Sharia in an age of Christian confusion....

Open uri20160825 11120 1szeo52 article
The Huffington Post

What Evangelical Christians Need to Learn About Marijuana

Pot is more popular than ever, and few groups are as vocally opposed to weed as evangelical Christians. I know -- I was raised as one. Weed was one of th......

Marriage Isn't the End Goal; Why Do We Treat It Like One?

When I was single, there was a temptation to think of marriage as a goal.

Should You Support Your Friends Even When You Think They're Wrong?

How to know when it's time to speak up.

5 Essential Books for Creative Artists, Makers, and Writers Fighting Distractions in the Digital Age

We’re all so busy creating and consuming content that we forget what’s required for sustainable creativity and inspiration.

Open uri20160825 11120 a5w82u article

The Secret Enemy in Your Marriage

And 5 practical ways to deal with it....

Open uri20160825 11120 1o87bqc article

3 Things to Stop Posting On Social Media

There are some things that just don't work on social media. Here are a few....

Thought Catalog

5 Reasons Why E-Readers Will Never Kill Books

Traditional printed books are here to stay, and here’s why.

Ditching the Marriage Certificate

The certificate really had no value unless our connection did. And that is when my perspective changed about marriage.


What You Can Change in a Job You Hate

Over half of us are emotionally checked out of our work. So I know I’m not alone when I say that I hated my job.

Changing the World with Your Grief

Prophetic lament as the beginning of social activism

Breaking Up with My Pre-Ex-Girlfriend

I was about to break up with my sort-of girlfriend.

Open uri20160825 11120 w3i414 article

When the Church Gets Things Right

Faith in action can be a beautiful thing....


Why a Pragmatic, Introverted Nonfiction Reader Picked Up Children’s Fantasy Fiction

I like people in limited quantities, and I like books realistic and practical. But that’s only one way to look at it.