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August 04, 2017
God, Gays, Autism and Embodiment
What’s it like raising a child on the autism spectrum? Or being married to an...
November 10, 2016
Post-Election Hangover With Tripp and Christian
This is a post-election podcast. It is very fresh. Tripp Fuller (Host of the Homebrewed...
August 22, 2016
Who’s down with learning how not to be an asshat? I mean if you like...
February 23, 2016
Talking Sex with Invisibilia’s Hanna Rosin
I've wanted to interview Hanna Rosin, host of NPR's Invisibilia Podcast, contributor to/former editor of The...
December 09, 2015
Daddy, What Does a Dead Body Look Like?
We got the call Thursday night and were on a plane from Portland to New...
December 01, 2015
Dad, Why Can’t We Just Kill Them?
Read my follow-up piece written the next day about ISIS HERE. My twelve-year-old son posed...
November 17, 2015
Does Religion Make Our Kids – and Us – Jerks?
There's a well-known phenomenon in churches where young families, many of whom have not been...
August 06, 2015
Does a Doctrine of Hell Justify Killing Children?
I've written a great deal about hell. I even debated a theology professor from Western...
August 04, 2015
No One is Pro-Abortion (and Few are Fully Pro-Life)
I'm not the only one who is frustrated with, and even a little bit exhausted...
July 15, 2015
Sophia Rising: A Revolution of Strong Women is Coming
We're witnessing what I see as the beginning of a feminine revolution in the United...
December 16, 2014
Are We Addicted to a Constant State of Distraction? #MyJesusProject
I was catching up on back-episodes of 60 Minutes last night (required viewing for all...
December 09, 2014
Jesus Can’t Breathe: a Spiritual Problem That Begs a Spiritual Response
My friend, Peter Heltzel, and a cohort of some 75 faith leaders in New York...
November 21, 2014
How Generosity Goes Viral (A Five-for-One Deal) #Feeding5000 #MyJesusProject
"Woah," Mattias' eyes bulged when he walked in and saw the red mountain bike, sitting...
June 25, 2014
Engaging a Generation for Justice
Often the Church does many things well: outreach in their neighborhoods, dynamic worship services, and...
June 18, 2014
GO: The Biggest Word in the Great Commission
Our son, Mattias, is a complicated kid. He’s sweet, creative and remarkably intelligent. But to...
April 16, 2014
Lobster Hands, World Vision and Raising Babies (CultureCast)
Jess the Intern and Philip the Page show off their costuming skills for Zoe’s play,...
April 15, 2014
Four Reasons Men Need Paternity Leave
I was saddened, but not entirely surprised, by the response New York Mets second baseman...
February 10, 2014
Will Corporate America Normalize Gay Marriage?
There was quite a fuss about Coca Cola airing a commercial during the Super Bowl...
January 02, 2014
Five Things That Will Shock Our Grandkids About Us
I’m a big fan of the TV show Mad Men, which takes place in the midst of...
December 10, 2013
Sandy Hook and the Endurance of Love
This week marks a year since the nearly incomprehensible school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Gaping...
December 06, 2013
How Financial Guru Dave Ramsey Missed the Mark
I love Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace coursework. It put our family on stable financial footing...
November 02, 2013
Bring on the Running, Bring on the Waiting
This was written by a friend of mine, Sunny Buchanan Ridings. I am sharing for...
October 16, 2013
Be Annoying for God
This is part of a weekly bible study called Heretic's Guide to the Bible. To...
September 05, 2013
Miley Cyrus’ Contribution to Feminism
Ever since the most recent Video Music Awards show aired, there has been a breathless...
August 06, 2013
Hope Without Expectation
Following is excerpted from the August 11th Heretic's Guide to the Bible study, "All In,"...
June 13, 2013
Time to Admit It: We’re All Gay
I was disappointed, although not entirely surprised, when the Southern Baptist Convention resolved to withdraw...
May 29, 2013
Jesus, Don’t Let Me Die Before I’ve Had Sex
I wrote a piece recently about the Christian challenges of what I call "marriage worship,"...
May 22, 2013
The Dangers of Christian “Marriage Worship”
I've written before about the seemingly contrasting messages we offer to young people in church...
May 16, 2013
The Absurdity of Legislating Sexual Morality
I used to joke that there was a glaring, if not largely ignored, loophole in...
May 15, 2013
Tales of a Male “Preacher’s Wife”
(This is excerpted from my full article featured this month in Sojourners Magazine and on...
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