On Dec 22nd 1998 I first registered TheHeresy.com. Back in those days I was largely dechurched exploring what it truly meant to be a Christian. I discovered the gospel of grace which seemed so different from the performance based Christianity that had me in its grasp. So different it seemed like might be considered heresy to those caught in performance based Christianity. I shared my new discoveries with many of my friends. One of them was the owner of the local Christian bookstore. As I would walk in to his store he would greet me with “how goes the heresy these days.” “TheHeresy” became synonymous with true life in Christ, thus the domain name. Some people have assumed I’ve been edgy for its own sake. That really isn’t the case, but I never much cared if the name of the blog was something of an obstacle.
For the last few years that has slowly changed. I spent some time searching domain names this morning. I considered
I finally decided on GraceWorks.ca. It continues in the same vein that inspired the original name and it is a nice little play on words. Theheresy.com will still work for years but it will just redirect to the new name.