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May 27, 2017
Making History With Bishop Karen Oliveto
Some people choose to break ground in their careers; others feel called to a ministry...
November 14, 2016
If You Bristle at the Term “White Fragility,” That’s White Fragility
You hear the term "Black Lives Matter," and it pisses you off. You think, "What...
August 22, 2016
Who’s down with learning how not to be an asshat? I mean if you like...
July 19, 2016
CultureCast LIVE at the Goose with Trey Pearson
For the first time, we did a live show out of town with the whole...
June 22, 2016
Orlando, God and the Gay Christian (Matthew Vines)
In this special hour-long interview, I talk with Matthew Vines, author of "God and the...
March 16, 2016
Apple vs FBI, Trans Sisters and President Romney
It’s the age-old “security-versus-freedom” debate that we’ve had i the U.S. since Jefferson, but everything...
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...
September 25, 2015
Not “That Kind” of Christian
Read more about "Not THAT Kind of Christian" by CLICKING HERE Lots of people either...
August 03, 2015
A Live Podcast Explosion from Columbus Ohio
Come see Wm. Paul Young LIVE as part of the upcoming Homebrewed CultureCast show at Marmoset Music in Portland,...
August 01, 2015
Wm Paul Young: EVE’s Revolution and THE SHACK, the Movie
Come see Wm. Paul Young LIVE as part of the upcoming Homebrewed CultureCast show at...
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...
July 08, 2015
How I Went From Texas Baptist to LGBTQ Advocate
"I believe Jesus would. I don't have any verse in scripture. ... I believe Jesus...
July 02, 2015
God is Transgender
I had a text discussion this morning with two of my theological colleagues, and one...
June 26, 2015
Gay Marriage is Legal; SCOTUS Dissent is Shameful
In a historic 5-4 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states must recognize...
June 17, 2015
Five Reasons We Take Our Kids to Gay Pride
The Gay Pride parade in Portland, Oregon is not only a family-friendly event; it's a...
June 10, 2015
LGBTQ Pride Month: What We Do When the Bible is Ignorant?
Let's face it; the Bible is ignorant about some things that we know more about now,...
June 01, 2015
Meet Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner
It didn't take long for Bruce Jenner to come out publicly with his gender transformation...
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 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 04, 2015
When love with limits isn’t love at all: thoughts on exclusion in a time for inclusion
While I'm hard working on following Jesus - My Jesus Project - I've invited my...
December 30, 2014
25 Christian Blogs You Should Be Reading (2014 Readers’ Choice)
Welcome to the annual "Blogs you should be reading" blog! If your New Year's resolution...
October 14, 2014
The Good and Bad in the Vatican’s new LGBT Statement
In what the Human Rights Campaign calls a "seismic shift in position," the Extraordinary Synod...
June 18, 2014
Five Reasons Churches Need to “Come Out” on LGBTQ Rights
Our entire family, including my wife, Rev. Amy Piatt, and my two kids, took part...
June 10, 2014
Frank Schaeffer on Art, Music, Irony, and Satire
Join Amy, Andy and Christian on the Piatt back porch in the latest Homebrewed Christianity...
May 18, 2014
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Clothing Optional” Edition
So I showed up naked to this church and got the weirdest looks. Hey, if...
May 06, 2014
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Longer Than Sex” edition
You know, it's bad enough trying to compete with the media's portrayal of beauty and...
April 28, 2014
Church Sues State for Marriage Equality
Never before has a major Christian denomination sued state government in the United States over...
April 15, 2014
Four Reasons Men Need Paternity Leave
I was saddened, but not entirely surprised, by the response New York Mets second baseman...
March 27, 2014
5 Reasons You Need a Female Pastor
I recently asked my five-year-old daughter, Zoe, what God looks like. She gazed into the...
March 25, 2014
The Legacy of Fred Phelps
I suppose it is an indication of how steeped in popular culture I am that...
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