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April 19, 2018
Are You Being Straw Manned?
Whatever happened to that "liberal" part of the Christian movement that was actually about doing...
April 12, 2018
Were Concealed Weapons Standard Practice for Men During Jesus’ Time?
In Luke 22:47-53, Ever wondered where Peter got that sword from when he chopped off...
April 09, 2018
In Defense of a “Heretic”: Racist, Bigoted, Right-Wing Populist or, None of the Above?
Written by Tylor Standley I found progressive Christianity during my attempt to find a community—a...
April 04, 2018
Did the Resurrection Really Happen? (Or, A Reason to Examine Your Faith)
Did the Resurrection Really happen? Like, the literal, physical, bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ... I mean, probably...
March 29, 2018
When Congregants Have to Pastor the Pastors
Years ago I heard a story of a pastor who lost his faith. I’ve heard...
March 07, 2018
6 Tips On How Married Christians Can Embrace Single Adults
Written by Christena Cleveland (Note: Since many pastors, church leaders, and readers of this blog...
March 05, 2018
Lent, It Ain’t for the Oppressed (Here’s Why)…
Lent is Not for the Oppressed... In order for any of this to make sense,...
March 01, 2018
Gun Control and the Power of Disinformation
This tweet caught my eye and inspired my next two posts... In some cases, it’s...
February 21, 2018
Three Reasons Billy Graham is Definitely Not an “Evangelical”
Three Reasons Billy Graham is Definitely Not an "Evangelical" Written by Tylor Standley It’s hard...
February 19, 2018
5 Legitimate Reasons People No Longer Trust the Church
5 Legitimate Reasons People No Longer Trust the Church Well, look, it started with Constantine......
February 12, 2018
How the Internet is Killing American Christianity
"How the Internet is Killing American Christianity" The question is valid, “How much more do...
February 07, 2018
When Being An American Pastor Conflicts With Following Jesus
Most pastors professing Jesus are actually hard-working but very insecure people-pleasers preaching in accordance with...
February 05, 2018
Millennials and Religion: Will a Lost Generation Ever Be Found?
Millennials and Religion: Will a Lost Generation Ever Be Found? In John Chapter 6 Jesus...
February 01, 2018
For Rachael Denhollander, and Abuse Victims, The Cost of Following Jesus is Apparently Being Silenced, Exiled and then Isolated by His “Followers”…
“There is an abhorrent lack of knowledge for the damage and devastation that sexual assault...
January 30, 2018
Is Your Pastor a Psychopath? (Here’s Where they Rank in the Top Ten Professions with the Most Psychopaths)
On Sunday I went to my archives and reposted a guest post written by an...
January 17, 2018
Is the Most Segregated Hour of Christian America Still Eleven O’clock on Sunday Morning?
Church hopping is a lot like seeing other people when you’re dating someone else. But,...
January 03, 2018
Calling Out Worship Music Snobbery…
Honestly, I’m not sure where this uniquely ironic form of snobbery stemmed from but, I’ve...
December 29, 2017
7 Reasons Why I Choose to Continue Identifying as an Evangelical
Labels matter. Just think of your favorite brand names… what do they mean to you?...
December 25, 2017
The Evangelical Spin on the Biblical Nativity Story: Here’s Why the Evangelical Jesus is ALL Wrong
It’s bizarre, as I’ve disconnected from predominant privileged evangelicalism, how things I didn’t understand before...
December 17, 2017
Mary Magdalene Wasn’t a Prostitute; She was an Apostle
“The problem lies in the alternate image of Mary Magdalene as the fallen and redeemed...
December 13, 2017
Revolution of Niceness: Differentiating Between Good and Nice
I'm not sure anyone else within white Americanized Christianity, is saying it so I will: The...
December 08, 2017
Equitable Unity in the American Church: How Can We Better Empower People of Color?
Welcoming a stranger into your home and allowing them to shift things around in order...
December 01, 2017
Hillsong and The End of Evangelicalism
Mid-October of 1949 William Hearst, then publisher of the LA Times, infamously gave a two-word...
November 27, 2017
The Problem of Loving the Sinner but Hating the Sin
The Problem of Loving the Sinner but Hating the Sin “JESUS NEVER SAID, ‘LOVE THE...
November 22, 2017
What Exactly Was Jesus’ Relationship With Prostitutes…?
What Exactly Was Jesus’ Relationship With Prostitutes…? “Christians need to decide if Jesus had genitals,...
November 13, 2017
Is Premarital Sex Sinful?
I highly doubt that having safe and consensual sex, before marriage, is something God would...
November 08, 2017
The Pastor’s Salary: Should Pastors Make 500K?
If this were a paper for a class, my thesis would say something along the...
October 31, 2017
Was Jesus Pro-Life or Pro-Choice?
Was Jesus Pro-Life or Pro-Choice? Outside of race, two of the most divisive terms out...
October 16, 2017
When Is It Okay to Deport Immigrants?
Let’s Talk About Deportation... Recently, there were 500 undocumented citizens arrested around the U.S. within...
October 10, 2017
Imposing Order Into An Otherwise Chaotic World
Imposing Order Into Chaos Things aren’t good. Well, if you’ve turned on the TV recently...
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