Are you afraid you’re not saved? Despite all your best attempts to draw close to Jesus… Despite your fastidious prayers and confessions and surrenders… Despite your earnest and tearful rooting ...

Jaimie Eckert

Apr 26, 2024

I’ve sinned, and I know it. My ribcage squeezes together with shame and my stomach turns over. As a person with religious OCD, my guilt isn’t theoretical–it’s something palpable, a ...

Jaimie Eckert

Mar 20, 2024

Are you ritualistically, anxiously confessing your sins in a way you know God didn’t intend? In a recent survey of 431 people with religious OCD, I asked them to respond ...

Jaimie Eckert

Jan 11, 2024

Did somebody say “obsessive prayer?” Well, let me be the first one to share a confession: I don’t pray very well. If we’re going to talk about twisted and convoluted ...

Jaimie Eckert

Nov 9, 2022