Leaving A-Holiness Behind

The following is from Christian Piatt’s new book, “Leaving A-Holiness Behind: From Pious Jerk to Not-SoPious Jerk,” available in print and ebook formats everywhere.  When I was seventeen years old, I had a Bible thrown at my head and I was invited not to return to my church youth group. Suffice it to say I took [Read More…]

Are You Prepared for the A**hole Apocalypse?

Are You Ready for the A**hole Apocalypse? You’ve encountered those Christians who are so self-assured about their faith it’s like fingers on a chalkboard. You’ve met the type that is only satisfied if you think, act and believe just like they do. You know the Christians that want to start a conversation with an awkward [Read More…]

Advance Copies of BLOOD DOCTRINE? We’ve Got That!

Yeah, I hear you. All of your friends listen covetously as you brag about how you were a part of the movement known as the BLOOD DOCTRINE novel project. They’re secretly seething through their forced smiles and gritting teeth, wishing they had jumped on the train when they had the chance. Well we shouldn’t leave [Read More…]

Blood Doctrine: Prologue

A video reading of the prologue from BLOOD DOCTRINE, my debut novel, coming out May 1, 2014. In it, I ask the question: “What if we used modern science to bring Jesus back to life?” [Read more…]

Dad of Divas: The Interview

I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com.  They have a feature called “Dads in the Limelight” where they ask public figures who also are dads some questions about parenting, marriage and family life. Thanks to DadofDivas for allowing me to reprint the interview here. Be sure to check out their website for more resources on parenting, [Read More…]

The Vasectomy: A Conversation with My “Boys”

Got some good news last night; the first printing of PregMANcy is finally in the warehouse. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered for your patience. And for those who have yet to put in their order, what the hell are you waiting for??? In honor of the arrival of our newest bundle of joy, here’s one [Read More…]

PregMANcy: The Video

This is a funny little trailer my son, Mattias, and I put together to tell folks about my new memoir on fatherhood, family and faith called “PregMANcy: A Dad, A Little Dude and a Due Date.” For more info, visit my website at www.ChristianPiatt.com, or my publisher’s website at www.ChalicePress.com [Read more…]

Critiques of the “Blue Like Jazz” Movie and My Thoughts

I should recognize up front that I can hardly be considered a neutral party with respect to the Blue Like Jazz movie. First, I got to see a screening of a rough cut a few months ago, and then sit in on a podcast interview with Steve Taylor, the film’s director. I also got to [Read More…]