slacktivistThat Time When a Terrorist Attack Struck the Olympic Games
Both Ryan Lochte's clumsy cover story and the media's initial credulous acceptance of it reveal our willingness to assume the worst about South America as opposed to our more civilized society here in the "real" America. That's ironic when we remember what happened when the Olympic Games were hosted here in America, in Atlanta, in 1996.
Unfundamentalist Parenting6 Things I Wish Christians Would Stop Doing
As a parent, there are many things I love about Christianity and want my children to fully embrace as they get older. But I also don't want them to pick up some of the bad habits Christian culture has a tendency to instill, and here are 6 things I wish Christians would stop doing.
Knack For NoticingThe Green-Eyed Monster
I know that you, like me, have never been jealous of anyone else’s life, possessions or accomplishments either. That would be totally beneath us.
Zach J. Hoag10 Things I Want You to Know About the New Charismatics
There is a groundswell taking place, a grassroots Christian movement if you will, that centers on renewing charismatic and Pentecostal faith for the twenty-first century. And I think this movement just might be the most exciting area of emergence in the American church today.
Rhetoric Race and ReligionWhite Policing of Black Emotions
by Jervette R. Ward I have an academic friend, Charles, who was recently told by a white childhood friend that he has become angry and that she wondered what happened to the happy... [Read More]
IrreverinGet Ready for the Polyamory Movement
Guest post, by Katherine Willis Pershey. As a theologically progressive pastor serving in the United Church of Christ, which is by most measures the most liberal... [Read More]
Nadia Bolz-WeberA Sermon on Shame and the Bent-Backed Woman
Click above to listen along. If you can’t see the audio player above, click here to listen to the audio. If you follow the HBO show Game of Thrones you know that there are a lot... [Read More]
slacktivistTrust me, I’ve tried all the other religions. All of them.
Our friendly neighborhood atheist, Hemant Mehta, discusses yet another Christian evangelist who attempts to fortify his evangelistic message by exaggerating his pre-conversion life.... [Read More]
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