I wanted to give my kids some kind of foundation—some method/rubric/structure for relating to God. So, despite the fact that I was ready to fly the religious coop, I agreed with my husband that we should give our children a foundation to build on. If they later decided to tweak it or wholesale abandon it, at least I’d done my duty. I’d pointed the way. Thus we embarked on our journey through the museum of American Christianity. We came into contact with a plethora of Christian lifeforms, observed many of them in their native church habitats….[read the rest of my guest post for Rachel Held Evans here].