Unique Christmas Gift: become a post-rapture pet caretaker for a loved one.

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Well friends, it’s the Christmas season again and time to start thinking about ways we might generously give to others. Not being a fan of American consumerism, I’m all for finding ways we can serve other people instead of wasting our money on needless junk that’s just going to end up sold for 10 cents [Read More...]

Why I’m Hesitant to Let My Kid Watch Christian Movies

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1. Because there is a really, really, really good chance that Kirk Cameron is one of the main characters. And, let’s face it– Kirk isn’t a very good actor. Every time I see him on the big screen it ruins fond childhood memories, singing “as long as we’ve got each other, we’ve got the world [Read More...]

Michele Bachmann: proof that end-times theology will poison your worldview

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One of my faithful readers has pointed me to a great piece in the Huffington Post that was published yesterday (complete article can be found here), where Michele Bachmann helps to demonstrate the utter dangerousness of believing in the end-times theology so many of us grew up with. One of the key problems with dispensational [Read More...]

Why the Rapture and Santa are Both Fairy Tales: a theological explanation

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Are you still believing that the world is getting worse and worse, and that one day you’ll get raptured out of here? Well, there’s good news and bad news: the bad news first: you’re not going anywhere. Good news? Well, the world is actually getting better and better. Recently I wrote a piece about the [Read More...]

Definition of Irony: why “end times” believers might actually trigger the end times

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Like many of you, I grew up as an end-times believer. I mean pre-tribulation rapture, antichrist, battle of Armageddon, and the whole nine yards. While other kids were thinking about where they were going to go to college, I was worried that the rapture would come before I had sex. Or worse, that I would [Read More...]

Standing With Israel: how bad theology duped us into supporting terrorism and oppression

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Not many days go by without seeing some sort of “Stand with Israel” image pop up into my Facebook news feed. And, each time it does, my heart grieves over the fact that so many of my fellow Christians have been taken in by this new and dangerous theology, and in so duped into supporting [Read More...]


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