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May 07, 2015
How to Sue Every Gay Person On the Planet
If you've been wondering how one would go about filing a federal lawsuit against hundreds...
May 05, 2015
THE SHACK: How a Christmas Gift Turned Into a 20-Million-Book Bestseller
See Wm. Paul Young, author of "The Shack" live in Seattle and Portland May 16th...
May 04, 2015
Texas Takeovers to Criminalized Christianity: When Facts No Longer Matter
I had to check my calendar to make sure I wasn't a month off when...
May 01, 2015
CultureCast LIVE (pt. 1 of 2): Chalke, Pagitt, Horse Feathers, Heatherlyn…and Beer
Are you sitting down? Good, cause this show is pretty sure to rock your shorts...
April 26, 2015
Cloud Chaser: My New CD
I'm really excited to share with all of you that I have a new five-song...
April 22, 2015
Worship How-Tos Franklin Graham Blues and New Tattoos (CultureCast)
I tell ya, one week without our cohost Slim Moon around and it all turns...
April 20, 2015
Explaining “Working Poor” to my Privileged, Middle Class Children
For my privileged, perhaps overly comfortable children, something as trivial as our internet being down...
April 18, 2015
Three of the Most Dangerous Christian Words: “Do You Believe…”
If you were ever baptized, think of the three words the pastor or priest likely...
April 15, 2015
Five Things Christianity Can Learn From Buddhism
Could Christianity's future lie in Buddhism's past? This is a possibility that's been haunting me...
April 11, 2015
THE SHACK’s Wm. Paul Young: Where’s God When…
Where's God in the midst of loss and suffering? How do we find hope and...
April 01, 2015
Interviewing Haaz Sleiman: Muslim Star of “Killing Jesus”
Lots of people know about the new movie, “Killing Jesus,” premiering on Nat Geo Channel...
March 30, 2015
Fifty Shades of God: Does Easter Week Affirm Our Violent Desires?
(Join Christian in his year-long quest to better understand what we mean when we claim...
March 24, 2015
Why Pop-Up Church for Good Friday is Brilliant
My friend, Adam Phillips, sent this link to me the other day, as it's something...
March 13, 2015
Philip Clayton, Vulcans, LGBTQ Marriage Equality, and LIVE Awesomeness
Well folks, we geeked out this time... First, we're thrilled to announce a first-ever LIVE...
March 11, 2015
Love: The Root of All Evil
I was invited to preach at Portland First Christian Church on Sunday, March 8th. The biblical...
March 07, 2015
I Think My Six-Year-Old Might Be Jesus
I'm not sure, but I think my daughter, Zoe, is Jesus. For a couple of...
March 02, 2015
Why I’m Fasting and Giving Away Half of My Stuff This Month
I felt like I was preparing to punish myself for the month of March, the...
February 27, 2015
My Jesus Project for March: Jesus the Ascetic
I thought Jesus the Radical was hard. At least I didn't fast from solid food and...
February 26, 2015
Sara Miles CultureCast
Back in the saddle, getting back to a weekly schedule, many important questions are answered....
February 25, 2015
Repenting Doesn’t Mean Feeling Like Crap About Yourself
We've all heard the sidewalk preachers and TV Evangelists quoting the Gospels, telling us to...
February 20, 2015
What does it really mean to follow Jesus?
Four out of five Americans claim to be Christians. That's more than a quarter billion...
February 19, 2015
Broken Covenants, Killing Rock Stars and Cask-Strength Fears
Well kids, we’ve got good news and bad news… On a sad note, we bid...
February 18, 2015
Christ Church PDX Loses Funding, Denomination for LGBTQ Advocacy
After nearly two decades serving within the denomination known as the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC),...
February 17, 2015
The Death of Jordan Baker and Why “All Lives Matter” Isn’t Enough
I was asked by Huffington Post Black Voices to write as part of their #28BlackLives...
February 15, 2015
BHC21 LIVE EVENT!
A couple weeks ago, I was at the Christianity21 Conference in Phoenix, AZ (or C21)–...
February 14, 2015
The Gospel of Mark as a Manifesto of Political and Religious Defiance
I'm starting to think that Che Guevara and the Jesus of the Gospel according to...
February 11, 2015
Is “Fifty Shades of Grey” a Step Backward for Feminism?
Anyone who has been paying attention to the popular culture buzz knows that the book,...
February 10, 2015
Learning to Love the Crust Punks and Society’s “Other”
As part of my year-long quest to better, more fully and authentically follow the life...
February 09, 2015
The Zen of Beard Trimming: Stories of Punk Rock, Poverty, and the Search For Peace
C.J. Campbell is a fan of the Homebrewed Culture Cast and reached out to me...
February 07, 2015
WWCAD: What Would Christian Anarchists Do?
It's a rainy, graciously lazy Saturday in Portland. A perfect time to dive into the...
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