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July 08, 2014
Early Praise for “postChristian: What’s Left? Can We Fix It? Do We Care?”
With just over a month to go before publication, I'm getting really excited to share...
April 02, 2014
The Dead Don’t Die; They Just Reboot
Religion has, for centuries, been fairly obsessed with the afterlife. For some, what awaits us...
April 01, 2014
What Rock & Roll and Religion Have in Common
I grew up with music in my life. At first, it was a combination of...
March 06, 2014
Tony Kriz: Christian Iconoclast
Tony Kriz is, in many ways, the definitive postmodern Christian. He’s a Christian writer, teacher,...
March 05, 2014
What if I’m Not Sure What I Believe?
I get asked questions sometimes that I feel are useful for a larger audience to...
March 04, 2014
A Faith, Broken: When Inclusion Evokes Christian Ire
I have great respect for religion writer Jonathan Merritt, even though we disagree on a...
February 19, 2014
The Trouble with Being Salt and Light
There was a time when calling someone “salt of the earth” was a compliment. It...
February 14, 2014
Why I Don’t Celebrate Valentine’s Day
I’ve done the Valentine’s Day thing in the past. And with two school-age kids, I...
January 30, 2014
Forget Swords and Plowshares: Turn Guns Into Guitars
Most people haven’t heard of “Legislative Theater,” thought it’s been around for about fifty years....
January 30, 2014
Christianity 21: Cultivating a More Generous Christian Conversation
Doug Pagitt and Tony Jones have been at this whole church leadership thing for a...
January 22, 2014
Is Wealth a Sin?
A recent report by OXFAM offered some sobering data about both the concentration and flow of wealth...
January 20, 2014
What Repentance for the Church Looks Like Today
I’m asked pretty often what I see for the future of organized religion, and Christianity...
January 16, 2014
Why I Won’t Sign a Statement of Faith
I do most of my work by contract, which means I'm usually looking for work....
January 02, 2014
Rivers in the Desert: Why New Years Day Is a Christian Holiday
Growing up in Texas, fairly close to New Orleans, I knew all about Mardi Gras....
December 23, 2013
Swords, Plowshares and the “Drone Dilemma”
I have followed, with great interest, as my friend, Ian Ebright, ran a successful Kickstarter...
December 19, 2013
The NSA’s Need to Know, Your Privacy and Jesus’ Path
“Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.”...
December 10, 2013
Sandy Hook and the Endurance of Love
This week marks a year since the nearly incomprehensible school shootings in Newtown, Conn. Gaping...
December 04, 2013
Gareth Higgins on Peace, Politics, and Our Nation’s ‘Cinematic States’
Lots of people like movies; Gareth Higgins loves movies. But the founding director of the Wild Goose...
November 26, 2013
Serving Two Masters: When Church and Justice Don’t Agree
Methodist minister Rev. Frank Schaefer (not to be confused with Frank Schaeffer) has come up against...
November 22, 2013
Behavior Modification for Social Justice?
The busier life gets, the more corners we cut. One of the first things to...
October 30, 2013
Health Care is a Moral and Religious Issue
The theatrics around the Affordable Care Act seem only to be matched by the public’s...
October 18, 2013
‘The Fifth Estate:’ Is Wikileaks Good for America?
Am I the only one who finds it deliciously ironic that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange objects stridently...
October 11, 2013
A Strong Third Political Party for the Disaffected Middle
I was talking to my wife, Amy, today about the news that Speaker John Boehner...
October 04, 2013
What is the CANA Initiative? An Interview with McLaren, Spellers and Pagitt
I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people within mainline Christian churches note that,...
September 17, 2013
Talking Sex with a Married Catholic Priest
It’s not every day you meet a practicing priest in the Catholic Church who is...
August 30, 2013
Problems with Christian Contemporary Music: An Interview with Trey Pearson of ‘Everyday Sunday’
Trey Pearson, front man and creative mind behind the band, Everyday Sunday, is in many...
August 29, 2013
Diverse But Not Integrated: Religion’s Race Problem
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King immortalized many phrases still used in the contemporary American lexicon....
August 19, 2013
Why wild Goose Matters (Sojourners Exclusive)
I just got back a few days ago from a campsite outside of Asheville, N.C.,...
August 01, 2013
Pope Francis on Gays Reveals a House Divided
Pope Francis quickly is establishing himself as the “peoples’ Pope.” He has actively advocated for...
July 06, 2013
Following is an excerpt from a piece I wrote for Sojourners on patriotism. You can...
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