John Weirick

John Weirick

Writer, editor, author

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

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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......

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relevantmagazine.com

Are Muslim Refugees Really a Threat to American Christianity?

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

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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......

relevantmagazine.com

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.

relevantmagazine.com

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

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

upwritemagazine.com

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.

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relevantmagazine.com

The Secret Enemy in Your Marriage

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

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relevantmagazine.com

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.

bedlammag.com

Ditching the Marriage Certificate

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

LinkedIn

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.

redeemedformore.com

Changing the World with Your Grief

Prophetic lament as the beginning of social activism

sidehugs.com

Breaking Up with My Pre-Ex-Girlfriend

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

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relevantmagazine.com

When the Church Gets Things Right

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

Medium

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.