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July 12, 2018
Was Jesus a Magician or a Miracle-Worker?
Was Jesus a Magician or a Miracle-Worker? Outside of multiple-choice testing, whenever somebody presents me...
June 25, 2018
Three Fundamental Reasons Extracanonical Writings Are Deemed Insignificant…
“Until the Lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter…” If we’re...
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...
April 30, 2018
The Fourth Possibility C.S. Lewis Missed in His Infamous “Trilemma”…
“Jesus was either a liar, a lunatic, or Lord…” “I am trying here to prevent...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
April 06, 2017
Biblical Prophecy Unequivocally Proven to be False
But, as time as gone by, I’ve randomly thought of various questions I’ve had in...
March 28, 2017
Costly Grace as a Survival Tactic: Finding Happiness Despite the Pain and Suffering
Forgiveness is such a little B****. I mean, saying it more eloquently, forgiveness, it’s a double...
February 22, 2017
A Generation of Biblically Illiterate Followers of Jesus
Have you ever taken a step back and asked the question, “Why do I believe...
February 15, 2017
The Weirdest Christian Belief I Still Stand By: Heaven is For Real
So, here’s the thing, as much as my theology over the course of the past...
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...
April 29, 2016
What is Liberation Theology?
What is Liberation Theology? Well, there are various differing versions of liberation theology; the most...
April 26, 2016
I Emailed NT Wright About the Parousia (here’s what he said)
The parousia is one of those theologically convoluted terms that is rarely discussed and when it...
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...
April 07, 2016
Dealing With Doubt
20+ years... and I've never seen it. The supernatural. Healings, walking on water, people rising...
April 04, 2016
Post-Easter Hangover: The Resurrection of Jesus Probably Didn’t Happen (Here’s Why)
Easter has far past, churches this past weekend were empty and silent (comparatively); the pastors were exhausted (when...
March 21, 2016
Penal Substitutionary Atonement: Did God Really Kill Jesus?
I can’t help but adamantly disagree with penal substitutionary atonement, being preached to the poor...
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 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...
October 24, 2014
Should You Go to Seminary?
[Photo provided and taken by @lauralawsonvisconti] Should you go to seminary? As a young man I...
October 05, 2014
Pentecostalism and Spiritual Abuse
[This is a guest post written by Carly Gelsinger] We were the "chosen ones," the ones...
October 02, 2014
Pseudo-Pacifism: Why Privileged People Love Quoting MLK
[The uncensured version of this photo was doctored, original photo is of MLK showing a...
September 09, 2014
Why I Still Believe in God
I still believe in God. Hesitantly. With many theistic believers proposing that God exists because...
September 08, 2014
DeChristianizing: Chatting with Conservatives
Lem, as you'll hear in the video, professes to be an evangelical, while Brent is slightly...
September 01, 2014
Theological Abuse: The Problem is Not Mark Driscoll
Hypothetically speaking, if Mark Driscoll did in fact decide to resign from Mars Hill Church,...
August 18, 2014
A New Sexual Ethic
As I’m on the journey of “de-Christianizing” myself I’ve openly challenged the idea of sexual...
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