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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 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 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 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...
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...
September 01, 2017
Heretic or, Just Progressive?
The Progressive Evangelical Pastor: What I Mean When I Say I’m a Pastor of Sorts…...
July 26, 2017
A Dissipating Rage Against the Machine (Correctly Dealing With Anger Towards the Church)
Dealing with an anger towards the "church"... Joy is not something handed to you; joy...
July 18, 2017
If We Know How to End Poverty, Why Has Poverty Not Ended?
It’s said that 45 million US citizens suffer from abject poverty; ”13.1 million children in...
June 14, 2017
What Jesus Meant When He Told the Disciples They Can Move Mountains With Faith As Small As a Mustard Seed
He replied, "Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have...
May 29, 2017
Heroin Addictions And Why I’m Still Not Married…
“As we all know-or should know-we can’t aim straight for happiness; rather, happiness is an...
May 23, 2017
Why a White Jesus is a Problematic Version of Jesus: Why and How He is a Dangerous Tyrant (Part 2)
Part 2: Why a White Jesus is So Incredibly Damaging Have you ever heard of...
May 15, 2017
Why a White Jesus is a Problematic Version of Jesus: What is Eurocentric Theology? (Part 1)
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