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Paperback Theology

Hey America, Can I Be Your Pastor For a Moment?

The big lie of every government is this: we can make you safe and happy. Governments should stop promising this, because they can’t deliver. Only God can do that.

Mercy Not Sacrifice

Could a queer bishop restore Wesleyan holiness to the United Methodist Church?

Last night, the Western Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church elected our first openly-queer bishop, Karen Oliveto. In her speech after her election, she talked about “moving onto perfection,” making a reference to United Methodism’s most important doctrine, Christian perfection, which we understand to be the goal of all holiness. I’m convinced that Bishop Oliveto’s [Read More...]

The View from Dixon Hall

After the morning after: Taylor Swift, United Methodists, and West Coast Heartbreak

Sometimes I realize that I have underestimated the impact that my parents’ divorce has had on my view of the world, particularly regarding relationships. Studies show that children of divorce are prone to one of two extremes: they become obsessed with the rules and commitments governing a relationship, or they become very nonchalant about commitments—when [Read More...]

The Thoughtful Pastor

When an “Anyone but Donald” is Married to an “Anyone but Hillary,” Part Two

We are not talking much about politics these days. I look at the stuff slanted my way; he looks at the stuff slanted his way. But we’ve both got problems.

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Progressive Christian Video Gallery

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Frank Schaeffer and Brian McLaren: Conversations about Change

John and Catherine Shore: NALT Christians

Brian McLaren on Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World

Video Courtesy: Jericho Books

Marcus Borg, Brian McLaren, Diana Butler Bass and Others on Progressive Christianity

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions

Beyond the Either/Or God with the Rev. Yvette Flunder

Stanley Hauerwas on Prayer

Video Courtesy: Living the Questions