Will Corporate America Normalize Gay Marriage?

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There was quite a fuss about Coca Cola airing a commercial during the Super Bowl that presented people singing “God Bless America” in various languages. And, to top it off, they even portrayed same-sex couples as families. It wasn’t exactly shocking to see Coke presenting a more pluralistic, harmonious image of the contemporary world today. [Read More...]

Art > Religion? Plus Biometrics, Bowls and Bieber

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We’re packing in the content this week. Our first guest is a musical duo,Bettman and Halpin, from out of Denver. They did a gig recently with Christian on his trip to Colorado and the three of them hit it off. Check out clips from their new album, “Diamond,” and hear their thoughts on how art [Read More...]

“It Was a Boy, Wasn’t It?” (Blood Doctrine Prologue)

Click on the book cover above to check out videos about the campaign and sample chapters from the book.

Read more and support the Kickstarter campaign HERE The lights hanging over the young woman’s head were so intense that her eyes began to water. She tried not looking into them, but her only other option was to gaze upon the doctor and nurse there in the makeshift delivery room, or the drawn, silent man [Read More...]

Church Sign Epic…Wins???

Technically a thanksgiving sing, but hey, some of us eat turkey at Christmas. DON'T JUDGE ME!!!

I have never had any shortage of church sign fails, but since I’m in the throes of Advent, I’m feeling particularly magnanimous. So I thought I’d share some particularly awesome sings with you this week. And yeah, it’s also a little bit of penance since I’m two days late getting these out. #PiattFail [Read more...]

Beer and Hymns Invades the Local News

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Here’s a video and a short story on our most recent Beer and Hymns event (called “Hops and Handel” since we presented excerpts from the Messiah) that made Channel 6 News here in Portland. Next Beer and Hymns is on Saturday, Jan 18th from 5-7 PM at First Christian Church. The event is always free. [Read More...]

Join in, Get a Reward, Spread the Word

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Post by Christian Piatt. [Read more...]

BLOOD DOCTRINE: My Crowd-Funded Novel Project

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I’m very excited to announce my first-ever crowd-funded book project. It’s for my first novel, titled BLOOD DOCTRINE. I’ve got a Kickstarter campaign going, and I’m thrilled that, after only an hour of the campaign being live, we’ve raised $500. Check out the full campaign HERE. Or just click the video below or the widget [Read More...]

Banned Questions About Christians: The Contributors

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I am excited about, and very proud of, the coming release of the third book in my “Banned Questions” series, Banned Questions About Christians.  in a recent blog post, I listed the 50 questions my team of respondents and I take on in this volume. In this post, I’m pleased to share the names and [Read More...]


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