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Post #100

It’s post #100! Time to take stock of where we’ve been and where we’re going. [Read more...]

Why is it Always Men Advancing the Pro-Life Position?

Today is Blog for Choice Day, the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s decision that made abortion legal in the U.S. Let’s ask why it seems to always be men advancing the pro-choice position. Does it seem too convenient that the group that’s not directly inconvenienced by pregnancy is the one pushing it? [Read more...]

16 Arguments Against Abortion, with Rebuttals

What do Christians say to my arguments? Here are 16 responses to my pro-choice position, with my rebuttals (part 1 of 2). [Read more...]

Marriage vs. Religious Freedom

A recent document from conservative Christians declared that the legalization of same-sex marriage would impose unfair burdens on them by barring discrimination against same-sex couples. After U.S. laws against mixed-race marriage were overturned in 1967, do you supposed the church complained in the same way, that they would no longer be able to discriminate against marriages that they didn’t like? [Read more...]

What Does the Bible Say About Abortion? Not Much.

God has no problem killing men, women, and children, so what’s the big deal? There’s no prohibition against abortion in the Bible. And that “thou shalt not murder” thing? It’s not even in the Ten Commandments. [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Beg the Question

To beg the question means to assume the conclusion in your premise. This fallacy is similar to the fallacy of circular logic. Since most people don’t use “beg the question” correctly, I suggest avoiding it. [Read more...]

Christianity Infantilizes Adults

Christians often reshape their view of life’s events to fit and bolster their Christian worldview, but the simple Christian explanation of God’s hand at work often leads to a bizarre conclusion when given a little thought. [Read more...]

What’s Wrong with the Pro-Life Position?

If pregnancy wasn’t that big a deal, we could just let the pro-life movement have their way. But it is a big deal. “Just put the baby up for adoption” doesn’t work, and the woman who takes an unplanned child to term is changed forever. She needs the chance to opt out. [Read more...]

“Cross Examined” Available on Kindle!

Have you been waiting for my new book, “Cross Examined: An Unconventional Spiritual Journey,” in Kindle format? Wait no longer! [Read more...]

Football Christianity

Football player Tim Tebow is famous for public praise and Bible verses. But he is a billboard for more than just the run-of-the-mill Bible verses. [Read more...]


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