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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),...
November 22, 2013
Behavior Modification for Social Justice?
The busier life gets, the more corners we cut. One of the first things to...
July 03, 2013
My Weirdest Interview Ever with Jim Wallis
We started a new summer social justice lecture series at our church in downtown Portland...
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...
January 04, 2013
Finding God in Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell?
I know this sounds totally bizarre, but I had a moment of clarity about the...
September 03, 2012
White Man: “We Built This Country.” Really?
The Wild Goose Festival was awesome as expected this weekend in Corvalis, Oregon. About a...
August 18, 2012
Punk Protesters Sentenced to Two Years in Russian Jail
An update from CNN on the previous story about the Russian punk trio standing trial...
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 04, 2012
Christian Patriotism: Love for the “Other””
While at Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina recently, Deborah Arca (our progressive Christian portal...
June 18, 2012
Mad Men, Catholics and a “Moral Revolution”
Amy and I have been working (translated: watching lazily) our way through the first several...
June 16, 2012
Justice Kennedy and Relationship as Social Justice
I've always been fascinated by the supreme court. I think I read Jeffrey Toobin's book,...
June 12, 2012
Activism, Slacktivism or Distractivism?
I struggle to know how much is enough. I hear about Joseph Kony and the...
May 29, 2012
Did Pastor Charles Worley Break the Law?
Most people with some sense of universal human dignity have found the screed Pastor Charles...
May 28, 2012
African-Americans, MLK and the Inevitability of Marriage Equality
When I worked in a residential facility for people with HIV/AIDS in Texas, I'll admit...
May 26, 2012
I’m a Fraud (And So Are You)
I'm coming to terms with the realization that I'm a big, fat fake. But at...
April 04, 2012
Six Plagues of Our Time
We had our fourth annual Passover Seder at Milagro last night. I know, you're thinking,...
March 27, 2012
Guns Don’t Kill People; Hoodies Kill People
It's not that often that anyone accuses Geraldo Rivera of being a reporter. More often...
March 20, 2012
The Dark Side of Kony 2012: Look in the Mirror
Most folks are at least somewhat familiar with the "Kony 2012" phenomenon by now. Millions...
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 03, 2012
What is an Evangelical?
The "E Word" in Christianity is a funny thing. In one respect, Evangelicals are self-identified,...
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 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 20, 2012
I Continue to Fail “The Poor”
I'd like to think I'm pretty consistent in my advocacy for the poor. I have...
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...
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 18, 2011
The Daily Show Does “Occupy Wall Street”
Say what you like about Occupy Wall Street; this is funny stuff. Just goes to...
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 15, 2011
When Legislating Morality Falls Short
I was doing my daily browsing of blogs, catching up on the news and opinions...
November 10, 2011
PODCAST: All Things Christian and Taboo
A while back I did an interview with Cliff Zier and Roger Noriega from NDB...
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