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April 16, 2012
From “Mad Men” to “Girls” – The Evolution of Sexism
HBO debuted a new comedy last night called "Girls." Twenty-five-year-old Lena Dunham writes, directs and...
April 14, 2012
The Vasectomy: A Conversation with My “Boys”
Got some good news last night; the first printing of PregMANcy is finally in the...
April 07, 2012
Gay Mormons Come Out of the Closet
Personally, I think this is fantastic. For one, I hope it serves to normalize the...
March 31, 2012
PregMANcy: The Video
This is a funny little trailer my son, Mattias, and I put together to tell...
March 30, 2012
“GET OUT”: Rick Santorum’s Christian Exceptionalism
On March 19th, Rick Santorum was canvassing Louisiana in an attempt to woo voters when...
March 22, 2012
‘Blue Like Jazz’ Director Steve Taylor: “The Christian Movie Establishment…is Out to Get Us.”
It’s no surprise that some Christians and the organizations they represent are less than enthused...
March 17, 2012
Sex, Babies, Music, Gas and Politics: My Chat with Carol Howard Merritt
Author, speaker, pastor and God Complex Radio show host Carol Howard Merritt invited me on...
March 15, 2012
Top Five Stories of the Month
Each month, I like to look back over the past thirty days or so to...
March 14, 2012
Things I Hate (But Shouldn’t)
I know, Christians, love everyone and everything, right? Mister Bluebird on my shoulder and all...
March 02, 2012
The Pee Stick (PregMANcy)
Four weeks from now, on April 1st, Chalice Press will release my first memoir, titled...
February 25, 2012
John Piper Hates on Gays via Twitter
It's bad enough when Christians sit silently by while LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and...
February 23, 2012
Mules, Sex and Rick Santorum
As a blogger, I could not ask for a more interesting presidential candidate than Rick...
February 19, 2012
Church Sign Epic Fails
There are plenty of websites that generate fake church signs, but thankfully there are still...
February 17, 2012
Who Would Jesus Glitter Bomb?
For starters, I'll apologize for not including my usual images and links. I poured an...
February 16, 2012
Miracle Pregnancy, Despite “Santorum Birth Control” Method
BREAKING NEWS February 16, 2012 Jeff Spagniola of Durham, North Carolina, was stunned when his...
February 15, 2012
Hottest Topics of the Past Month
I decided it was kind of fun to go back and see what folks are...
February 14, 2012
Something in the Blood
Usually when I hear people talk about finding the good in the midst of a...
February 11, 2012
The Birth Control Web Gets Stickier
Barack Obama made a public effort this week to reach a compromise with religious employers...
February 09, 2012
Komen, Planned Parenthood and the Abortion Debate’s False Dichotomy
The news of the Susan G. Komen Foundation pulling their funding for Planned Parenthood facilities...
February 08, 2012
Examining John Piper’s “Masculine Christianity”
I really want to give people like John Piper the benefit of the doubt. Given...
February 02, 2012
Christian Exorcism Leads to Gay Teen’s Suicide
Eric James Borges was teased his entire life for being different. Though he didn't come...
January 27, 2012
Mark Driscoll on Women as “Weaker Vessels”
First, I owe an apology for mis-quoting Mars Hill's Pastor Mark Driscoll in an earlier...
January 27, 2012
Mark Driscoll: Sadist Pastor on the (Mars) Hill
I grew up in the Baptist Church as many of you already know. While there...
January 23, 2012
GOP Nostalgia is a Symptom of Privilege
There's an awful lot of talk in the political forum lately about restoring America to...
January 18, 2012
The 2012 Girl Scout Cookie “Girl-cott” (Video)
Some folks are proposing a boycott of Girl Scout cookies because of a recent Colorado...
January 18, 2012
Top 5 Blog Posts: A Month in Review
There's been a great deal more traffic on this blog in the past month. For...
January 14, 2012
From Sex to Satan, Some Churches Will Try Anything
I wrote a piece earlier this week about Pastor Ed Young and his wife doing...
January 13, 2012
Hating Religion, Loving Jesus: A Well-Meaning False Dichotomy
This week has seen a new viral sensation take over our computer screens. A spoken...
January 11, 2012
Sex Experiments for Jesus?
Having grown up in the Dallas.Fort Worth area, I'm quite familiar with the Grapevine, Texas...
January 07, 2012
Can Mormonism Ever Go Mainstream?
The Mormon faith has gotten more attention in the last couple of years than most...
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