When The Bible Becomes Another Way To Spread Your Brand…

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It looks like this:   Regardless of whatever their intentions may or may not be, something about this just feels completely wrong to me. What do you think– is it okay to publish a “branded Bible” or should we treat the Scriptures a little more sacred? It’s an odd dilemma for me. I am a [Read More...]

5 Reasons Why Christians Can Be So Mean To Each Other

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“In fairness, I think people in general have a propensity to be mean to each other. But Christians? We’re the ones who are supposed to be known by our love. Yet, visit the comment section of almost any Christian blog post- mine or otherwise- and it is quick to see that we often become people not known by love, but by our ability to eat our own young.” {Excerpt from Article} [Read more...]

How To Be A Christian Without Being A Total $@#& About It.

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Let’s be honest: Christianity in America has an image crisis, and justifiably so. Somehow the most beautiful story ever told got diluted into a hybrid of culture and religion that people are finding less than appealing. Not for lack of a good narrative– even some of my atheist friends have privately conceded that as far [Read More...]

The Difficult Aspect Of Christian Friends (Must we agree in order to be in relationship?)

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I don’t know about you, but I want to live out a Christianity that’s worth living. I want to help contribute to a reformation of American Christian culture and build a new culture where Christian friendships say, “Oh, you disagree on that theological issue? Fine by me as long as we’re still playing tennis together on Saturday.” [Read more...]

Why Being A Christian Is A Lot Like Olympic Curling

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1. No one can agree on what the rules are. I swear, we’ve probably watched eight rounds of curling during the Olympics and I still have no idea what the rules actually are. Are they trying to get all of their pucks (is that thing a puck?) on the bulls-eye? Are they trying to just [Read More...]

Why I Am Hopeful for the Future of American Christianity

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I was reflecting today on the many different subjects I’ve written about over these past few months, and realized that while I’ve offered a lot of insights, and expressed numerous laments, I’ve been at an imbalance– forgetting to write about things which give me hope for American Christianity. Today, I want to fix that. I [Read More...]

Who We Are For, or What Are We Against… how do we want to be remembered?

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This past Friday, the House of Representatives voted to repeal/alter the Affordable Care act for the 40th time. While I am not an apologist for Obamacare, my Christian values lead me to be an outspoken supporter for the poor and oppressed, which means that I desperately want to see Obamacare implemented. Do I think it [Read More...]


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