John Weirick

John Weirick

Writer, editor, author

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

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7 facts that make Minneapolis such a rad city

And yes, “Minnesota Nice” is real.

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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......

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Emptiness?

The spiritual problem at the core of the American Dream.

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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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Vagabond Easter

Hunting for more than simple answers away from a spiritual home.

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Why You Really Need to Stop Letting Your Emotions Control You

There's a better way to make your decisions.

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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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Facing Our Flaws: excerpt from The Variable Life

You know you're meant for more than you’re currently living, but how do you know what to do next?

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The Secret Enemy in Your Marriage

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

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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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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.

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Thought Catalog

5 Reasons Why E-Readers Will Never Kill Books

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

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3 Things to Stop Posting On Social Media

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

Ditching the Marriage Certificate

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

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

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