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May 21, 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......
May 15, 2018
Interpreting Childish Gambino’s “This is America” in Relation to the American Church
As if there aren't already enough interpretations out there. While, at the same time, I...
May 08, 2018
What Would Happen If We Cut Our Military Budget In Half?
“The U.S. outpaces all other nations in military expenditures. World military spending totaled more than...
May 04, 2018
What We Think About When We Think About God…
Written By Jonah Venegas “Understanding these ways in which we use metaphors and descriptors to...
May 02, 2018
What Exactly Was Jesus’ Relationship With Prostitutes…?
What Exactly Was Jesus’ Relationship With Prostitutes…? “Christians need to decide if Jesus had genitals,...
April 23, 2018
On Loving Difficult People And, Being Loved as a “Difficult Person”…
Saying “difficult people/person,” it’s both redundant and untrue. Because, while we’re each uniquely different, none...
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 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 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 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 26, 2018
American Pastors that Masquerade as Angels of Light…
“13 For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as apostles of Christ. 14 And no wonder, for Satan himself...
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 08, 2018
The Struggle of Calling People Into Spaces that Don’t Welcome the Marginalized
TL;DR This year a group of my friends decided to spend Christmas together. We're a very...
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 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 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...
November 06, 2017
White Christian Exceptionalism: The Painful Irony of a Prideful Death
White Christian Exceptionalism: The Painful Irony of a Prideful Death It's a bizarre thing, in...
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...
September 18, 2017
Progressive is the New Evangelical
I’ve been calling myself a “progressive” but lately I’ve come to dislike being referred to...
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