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June 29, 2018
Refuting the Most Common Arguments Against Immigration
Refuting the Most Common Arguments Against Immigration… Since 1996 the federal government has reportedly deported...
June 17, 2018
An Honest but Supportive Critique of the Reclaiming Jesus Movement
A Supportive Critique of the Reclaiming Jesus Movement There are two things both liberals and...
April 22, 2018
Breaking the Cycle of a Toxic and Meaningless Negativity
Having been in and out of both progressive and conservative circles, communities, schools, and churches...
April 19, 2018
Are You Being Straw Manned?
Whatever happened to that "liberal" part of the Christian movement that was actually about doing...
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 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 15, 2018
Anesthesiological Heresy: How our American Gospel Segregates Us and then Keeps Us From Serving the Poor and the Powerless
In late August in the summer of 1968 a young civil rights activist took stage...
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...
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 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...
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 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...
February 08, 2017
Who Would Jesus Bomb: Is Violence Ever a Means to Effective Justice?
Who Would Jesus Bomb? I’m rarely on Facebook these days, but, recently, I hopped on...
September 01, 2016
On Lynching Colin Kaepernick
I'm having the hardest time fully understanding why our nation is so incredibly outraged over Colin...
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 25, 2016
Understanding Why Christians are Anti-Trans
I honestly don’t understand this debate over whether or not those who identify as transgender...
May 16, 2016
John Piper Joins the #BlackLivesMatter movement!?
I mean, not really, but kind of... Piper's opening is predictably cringeworthy, but his conclusion is...
April 11, 2016
Porn is a Social Justice Issue (Just Not For Many Christians): Three Solutions to the Porn Problem Christians Won’t Acknowledge
The other day Relevant Magazine posted an article titled “Porn is a Social Justice Issue.” It...
February 10, 2016
Why I’ll Be Angry if Wheaton College Does Not Fire Larycia Hawkins
“It's worth remembeing that the wedge that splits the wood is what ultimately takes the...
January 21, 2016
The War On Guns: How It’s the Same Thing as the War On Drugs
I live in the hood right now; they call it the badlands, "known for an...
January 13, 2016
How We Fight Each Other Instead of Combatting Injustice
I think fighting injustice is, unfortunately, the willingness to step into the darkness, all while...
August 21, 2015
How is Race a Social Construction
It's needs to be re-emphasized that none of this is to suggest race doesn't matter,...
July 02, 2015
How You Can Help Fight Racism, And 7 Books to Read
But in my opinion, and experience so far, if someone is unwilling to read something...
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