Josh Boeke

I have BAs in Psychology, Philosophy and Religion from Butler University in Indianapolis, though I don't claim any particular expertise. I am not a professional writer nor do I pretend to have some special insight into the world. This blog exists for the sole purpose of scratching my occasional creative itch. Please feel free to get in touch with me on Twitter, Facebook or email at the links below. Thanks for reading!

TRUTH AND SUFFERING: A RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

When I was seven years old, my family moved to St. Petersburg, Russia to proselytize for the redeeming message of Jesus Christ inside the recently liberated schools of the former Soviet Union. I was young but I can still remember the weight of the emotions I felt witnessing the transformation that true belief can bring about in someone. The message we offered was just words, but these words had the power to realize a complete psychological metamorphosis, nearly instantaneously. Decades of anti-religious, communist rule had left a country of people fully receptive to...

WELCOME TO MY BLOG!

If you’ve gotten here from my Twitter feed, first of all welcome, but that also probably means you know me as a minor voice in a cacophonous ocean of sports bloggers. Sports, however, are not among my greatest areas of interest, they simply represented the most accessible path to getting my writing in front of a wider audience. When I first started writing about sports in my early 20s, I had the hope of one day pursuing a career in writing, but quickly realized the impracticality of such a path...