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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),...
May 15, 2013
Tales of a Male “Preacher’s Wife”
(This is excerpted from my full article featured this month in Sojourners Magazine and on...
April 30, 2013
Mark Driscoll’s Oral Fixation
It's no headline-grabber when Mark Driscoll does something to annoy me. It's another thing entirely...
April 04, 2013
Jimmy Carter vs. the SBC/Driscoll/Victoria’s Secret: A Sea Change?
Jimmy Carter offered an open letter a few years back (republished this week by Women's...
March 30, 2013
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Old Testament Sex” Edition (1 of 2)
I'm so full-up on church signs that I'm offering a double dose for Easter. Enjoy...
March 20, 2013
My Frustration with Bell, Clinton and Obama on Marriage Equality
I know this may not be a popular position to take among my readers. After...
March 17, 2013
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Big Bone” Edition
This week, we're celebrating the time-honored tradition of accidental (we hope) innuendo. Kinda like the...
March 03, 2013
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Holy Sex” Edition
In church growing up I got two messages about sex: It's dirty, and; Save it...
March 01, 2013
VIDEO Church Sign Epic Fails, “Surgically Altered” Edition
Hang on to your junk, folks. This one might sting a little... Church Sign...
February 24, 2013
Church Sign Epic Fails, “Surgically Altered” Edition
There are only two things I can't stand: people who are intolerant of other cultures,...
February 05, 2013
Sarah Thebarge, Super Bowl, Top Beers and Beyonce’s “Softcore Porn”
It's a Homebrewed CultureCast post-Super Bowl spectacular! In the intro, Jordan (you know what? I’m...
December 10, 2012
Rev. Amy Piatt on Sexuality, Beer and Ministry (Homebrewed CultureCast)
Although Jordan Green and Christian Piatt have had lots of authors on the show so...
October 18, 2012
On Rachel Held Evans and Why “Vagina-gate” Matters
Some may be aware of the dust kicked up around Rachel Held Evans' new book,...
October 15, 2012
Five Misconceptions About Men
Growing up, I looked to my dad as the quintessential definition of what a man...
August 09, 2012
Homosexuality and the Bible: a Flowchart
Not sure of the original source on this, but I think it's pretty great.
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...
February 23, 2012
Mules, Sex and Rick Santorum
As a blogger, I could not ask for a more interesting presidential candidate than Rick...
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...
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 11, 2012
Sex Experiments for Jesus?
Having grown up in the Dallas.Fort Worth area, I'm quite familiar with the Grapevine, Texas...
November 30, 2011
Finding Good in College Sports Sex Scandals
First Penn State coaches are embroiled in sexual abuse scandal, and now Syracuse. I'll spare...
November 17, 2011
PETA Porn: Humans are Animals Too
Most people I encounter on a daily basis recognize People for the Ethical Treatment of...
November 10, 2011
PODCAST: All Things Christian and Taboo
A while back I did an interview with Cliff Zier and Roger Noriega from NDB...
October 08, 2011
Sex is Dirty; Save It for Marriage
Three generations of women in my family left the house this morning for a women's...
August 31, 2011
Point of Grace cheapens the word “Grace”
A church called Point of Grace in Iowa that was renting off-site office space to...
August 06, 2011
An anti-emergent manifesto & my response
In my previous blog post, I laid out Kevin DeYoung's (co-author of Why We’re Not...
August 06, 2011
You might be emergent if…
If there's one thing emergent Christians can't stand, it's being categorized, or worse, stereotyped. It...
June 30, 2011
Interview with Christian Piatt – Crazy Liberals…and Conservatives
Here's an interview I did recently with Zachary Bailes of the website, "Crazy...
June 21, 2011
Two Friars, a Fool, a Book and a Beer
Many thanks to Two Friars and a Fool for sharing their own thoughts on BANNED...
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