Why I Write
Hi, I’m Gene Whitehead and I write about the world we live in and the experience of life through the lens of scripture. Another way to say that is simple theology for a messy life. And by simple, I don’t mean easy!
My desire is to help people understand scripture in a way that it can be applied to our daily lives, to share hope and to help facilitate conversation by wrestling through topics, culture and the events that impact us and our world. Sometimes it’s funny, serious or entertaining. It’s occasionally uncomfortable, educational or even a bit controversial. Maybe all of the above, perhaps even at once.
And sometimes it’s a mess.
My promise is to be truthful and honest. I’m not going to tiptoe the truth around the ideology of social acceptance, but I will be respectful.
When we dig through eternal truths together, I’m convinced that there will be discussions to be had, stories to tell and songs to be sung, and we only have so many pages to do it in and I want you to join me.
Even when it gets uncomfortable.
I’ll continue to write about things like faith, family, ministry, serving others, sharing hope, cultural issues and society. I hope you’ll join me in the conversation. Even the difficult ones. Jump in, speak your mind and let’s dig deeper.
Who Am I?
I’ve been writing since I could hold a crayon, at times on the furniture to the dismay of my Mom. Though I didn’t know what it was then, I began blogging eons ago in terms of internet time (1998), and in January 2015 launched GeneWhitehead.com in order to help kick open a few doors on conversation while staying true to my calling: serving people, sharing hope. I do this because I love Biblical truth and I want to understand more and have a passion to teach others along the way.
My wife and I were married in 1991. We have 2 grown daughters, one granddaughter and we have served in cross-cultural ministries since 2007. I earned a Bachelor of Biblical Studies through Bible University Canada, Nova Scotia and am currently working on my Master of Ministry (MMin).
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