Best Of

Some crowd favorites.

Far From Alone

(A story spotlight series for anyone breaking tradition and remaking themselves)

Mental health


Self-love, relationship with yourself, and confidence

My own journey

Crazy Love review

A chapter by chapter look at Francis Chan’s bestselling book Crazy Love. What’s it get right? And how do some of its ideas about humanity, God, mental health, sin, and lifestyle hurt us rather than help?

Abuse and Christianity: recovery (pre-2018)

Before 2018, Max Gets Curious was called Max Goes Godless. It was all about unpacking the harmful consequences of conservative Christianity and how to recover. My writing focused on abuse, healing, and religious indoctrination. Here are some of my highlights:

Love Notes to Prodigals