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The Everyday Awakening

No One Knows Enough

When it comes to the death penalty, no one knows enough to kill. But might we know enough to live—to really live into the fullness of what Jesus called the “kingdom of God”?

Interfaith Encounters

When Dialogue Must Stop

There is no time for inter-religious dialogue when a life is in the balance.

Sarcastic Lutheran

Who Do We Trust: Us or Jesus?

If I believed more in the church than I did in God’s ability to redeem our crap I would have gotten out of the game long ago.

Christianity is Changing

They Called Jesus a Blasphemer, Didn't They?

Those of us who count ourselves as Progressive Christians should not be surprised at the vitriol, angst, and accusations that are thrown our way. Our task is to speak truth to power.

Formerly Fundie

Praying for Terrorists

We must pray for every ISIS soldier and pray for every terrorist around the world who wishes us harm. Not because it is easy. Not because it is our natural instinct. Not because it even makes sense.

Unfundamentalist Christians

Be Who You Are and Help the Church Be the Church

To those who are able, to those who can receive it, may I offer a personal word: The church needs you. You may be the very ones to help a church reach the place of full inclusion.

Emerging Voices

Why Is Fundamentalism So Attractive?

We are not predetermined toward fundamentalism. So why do we all find our knees eventually bending in its direction?

Christian Piatt

Mark Driscoll, Women as Penis Houses, and Crumbling Temples

When we worship the false god of Religion, rather than God, we will justify many kinds of behaviors and beliefs that can be profoundly damaging, simply in an effort to preserve the institutions with which we are entrusted.

Sarah Over the Moon

"Made Up, But Also True:" A Theology of "The Lego Movie"

Many of the stories in the Bible are not factual, nor do they pretend to be. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t true. What do I mean by this? And what the hell does this have to do with The Lego Movie?

Progressive Christian Video Gallery

When the Game Stands Tall - Official Trailer

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