Why Traveling Can Be A Critical Aspect Of A Healthy Spiritual Life

Can traveling be a critical aspect of a healthy spiritual life? Can traveling be a Christian act of worship? Yes, I think so. In fact, few things have impacted my life and my heart the way traveling has. I got my start traveling when I was just 14 and still a freshman in high school. [Read More…]

For Those Who Say “It’s The Job Of The Church To Care For The Sick, Not The Government’s!”

Okay, my fellow Christians. We should chat. Last week the House of Representatives voted to repeal Obamacare, and a lot of you were actually celebrating this development even though estimates are that at least 24 million people will lose access to healthcare if this bill becomes law. When pressed as to why the people of Jesus– [Read More…]

Silly Liberals: Here’s 5 Reasons TrumpCare Will Make America GREAT Again

Wait, TrumpCare will make America GREAT again? Yes, in many ways it will. I’ve been a life-long pessimist but recently have begun trying to change that. I think optimism can be a choice– we just have to learn how to creatively look at the bright side of any given situation. So, I decided to stop being [Read More…]

No, Franklin Graham, It’s Not A Woman’s Fault For Being Violated (What FG Is Wrong About Today)

In our ongoing series, What Franklin Graham Is Wrong About Today (a series with never-ending fodder), we find ourselves going back to the traditional fundamentalist playbook: Blaming a woman for being violated. A few years ago Princess Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was sunbathing at private villa in France and she happened to be topless. She [Read More…]

Jesus Will Magically Make You Un-Gay? (What Franklin Graham Is Wrong About Today)

Is being gay a sin that you can simply repent from by becoming a Christian? Does asking Jesus into your heart make the gay go away? That seems to be the sentiment being expressed by Republican Policy Lobbyist, Franklin Graham, who is on an anti-gay binge on his Facebook right now. (For those unfamiliar, Franklin is [Read More…]

5 Reasons The “Prosperity Gospel” Is Actually A Non-Christian Religion

Does being a good and faithful Christian result in good health, along life, having an abundance of possessions, and material wealth? [Read more…]

Church Isn’t Something You Do On Sundays (Lies Killing The Church)

Church isn’t something you do on Sundays– it was supposed to be far more beautiful than that. [Read more…]

A Case For Christian Universalism (From A Non-Universalist)

Christian universalism is a solidly biblical and reasonable belief. [Read more…]

Did Jesus Die Only To Save His Favorites? (The Calvinist Heresy of Limited Atonement)

Is the Calvinist doctrine of limited atonement even biblical? [Read more…]

If You’re Thinking About Suicide, Please Try These 5 Things First.

5. At least become willing to delay your plan. If you’ve gone far enough in your process that you’ve actually developed a general or specific plan or intent to follow through on suicide, try to become willing temporarily delay acting on it– even if it’s just an internal commitment to not do it over the [Read More…]