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November 16, 2012
Church Sign Epic Fails, Video Debut!
I've been invited by Sogo Media to contribute a weekly video offering to their new...
November 14, 2012
Why Powerful Men Get In Trouble (And Why We Care)
First, we had CIA Director David Petraeus being held over the fire for a possible...
November 04, 2012
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Chocolate Chip Christ” Edition
Life is like a box of chocolates; it's good, but eventually it'll kill you. Have...
October 11, 2012
On Religious Deserts and the Canaanite Woman
A friend of mine forwarded a link to a recent Huffington Post article about the...
August 27, 2012
Meet the Superhumans: An Ad for the Paralympics
I LOVE this commercial for the coming Paralympic games in London. I like how it...
August 26, 2012
Church Sign Epic Fails, WTF Edition
This week, we're featuring church sings that make you go "What the..." Church Sign Epic...
August 19, 2012
Church Sign Epic Fails, Volume 27
This week, we have a healthy mix of the good, bad and...well, badder. Buckle up,...
August 15, 2012
Resources for SNAP Food Stamp Challenge
After putting out there that we're going to do the SNAP Challenge August 20-26th (living...
August 14, 2012
Planning for Poverty: The SNAP Challenge
I've said before that privilege often is invisible until you don't have it. So in...
July 20, 2012
What Makes a White, Middle-Class Man Kill?
I, like many others, was shocked to hear this morning about the mass killing in...
July 18, 2012
Should Christianity (as we know it) Survive?
There's been an interesting discussion going on about the future of Christianity in America. Though...
July 12, 2012
Why Am I a Christian?
Following the series of four "Christian Cliche" articles, I received hundreds of responses from across...
July 06, 2012
Ten Cliches Christians Should Never Use
To learn about Christian Piatt's new project, "A**hole Christian Survival Guide," and to pre-order your...
June 15, 2012
“Study Drugs” Point to Greater Social Failure
Everyone has pulled all-nighters in school. It's sort of a rite of passage, really. For...
June 07, 2012
Indentured Servitude: Why Student Loans Won’t Go Away
There have been lots of news stories lately about student loan forgiveness and the like,...
June 05, 2012
Rebel Nuns: When the Faithful Stop Obeying
It seems the Sisters of North America are calling the Vatican out. When criticized by...
May 05, 2012
Life on the Farm: A Photo Essay (Day Four)
Amy's mom, Suzie, and stepfather, Russ, live on a 12-acre apple orchard nestled against the...
May 03, 2012
Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months...
May 02, 2012
Lost and Found Life (Day One)
I'm pretty sure if Dante's Inferno portrays a for-real place, one of the circles has...
April 11, 2012
Rainwater Foundation’s Fight for Dementia Cures
My friend, Todd Rainwater, recently appeared on CNBC to talk about his and his father's...
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 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 14, 2012
Things I Hate (But Shouldn’t)
I know, Christians, love everyone and everything, right? Mister Bluebird on my shoulder and all...
March 13, 2012
Rick Santorum: Champion of the Secular Left
Every time Rick Santorum speaks, a secular democrat gets his wings. Yes, I know there...
February 10, 2012
Is Social Media Making Kids Sick?
More than a dozen high school girls and one adult at LeRoy High School in...
February 05, 2012
Best Super Bowl Commercials Ever
Believe it or not, some folks watch the Super Bowl for the football. For the...
February 04, 2012
I’m an A**hole Dad
(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith,...
January 24, 2012
Education for ALL: A “Sweeping, Disruptive Technology”
Yesterday I wrote a piece about how nostalgia expressed in contemporary politics points to the...
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
Top 5 Blog Posts: A Month in Review
There's been a great deal more traffic on this blog in the past month. For...
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