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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......
April 28, 2018
A Hermeneutic of Suspicion: What It Is and, Why You Should Be Suspicious if You’re Not Already…
"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you...
April 25, 2018
What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God?
We all have heard the statistics before (which I won't bore you with), but, millennials...
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,...
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...
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 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...
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...
September 15, 2017
Gay and Progressive at Liberty University
"This is what it’s like to be in a minority attending a school built by...
September 13, 2017
The End of White Christianity in America
Christianity isn’t dying, the color of it is just changing. Is This The End of...
September 01, 2017
Heretic or, Just Progressive?
The Progressive Evangelical Pastor: What I Mean When I Say I’m a Pastor of Sorts…...
August 24, 2017
What Happens When You Lose Your Religion?
What Happens When You Lose Your Religion? Here’s the thing, when “Worship services begin to...
July 22, 2017
Returning To Sunday (Part 1 of 100)
Returning To Sunday (Part 1 of 100)... I've been church shopping. There's so much in...
June 22, 2017
The American Church and Our Ties to White Nationalism
To Separate the Institutionalized American Church From White Nationalism is… …like removing the beating heart...
May 15, 2017
Why a White Jesus is a Problematic Version of Jesus: What is Eurocentric Theology? (Part 1)
I follow this guy on Twitter who goes by the name of "Irish Atheist" and...
March 22, 2017
Megalomaniactic Pastors: What if Your Pastor’s a Functional Psychopath?
I meet up with a ton of pastors for lunch or coffee. It’s not a...
March 14, 2017
For Lent I Gave Up Going to Church
We’re more than half way through Lent and I’m just starting it today. But, here's...
July 05, 2016
From Cathedrals to Movie Theaters: Past and Present Trends Impact on the Future of the Western Church
A little over 500 years ago we had Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Philip Melanchthon...
June 06, 2016
Jesus Was Not a Pacifist (A kind response to Benjamin Corey)
“So persistent is the cry of peace among the ruling classes and so strong the...
May 02, 2016
Please, Stop Inviting Your Friends to Church
Written by Stephen Schmidt We’ve got some big problems in the Church these days. That’s...
April 07, 2016
Dealing With Doubt
20+ years... and I've never seen it. The supernatural. Healings, walking on water, people rising...
March 11, 2016
Should We Feel Shame for Viewing Pornography?
Everybody watches porn. Especially conservative Christians. I've jokingly said that 90% of adults who own...
March 02, 2016
Christianity Has Never Not Been Progressive
Christianity Has Never Not Been Progressive… For instance the Bible, it’s never not changing. I...
January 27, 2016
Four Things You Should Know Before Reading The Bible
The other day my doctor found out that I attended seminary, she was ecstatic telling...
December 16, 2015
15 Reasons Millennials [STILL] Don’t Go to Church
I can't remember the last time I went to Church (a Sunday service). I honestly...
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