Food Crisis in Kenya: 5 Signs of Hunger I’ve Never Seen (A Guest Post From East Africa)

There’s a dire famine striking East Africa. Here’s how you can help. [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…]

If Rich Americans Weren’t So Greedy, We Wouldn’t Need Obamacare

Donald Trump has yet to take the oath of office, but that hasn’t stopped the party of Christian values and pro-life ethic to already begin stripping healthcare away from the poor and vulnerable. Because, you know, nothing says “We love pro-life values” as much as taking healthcare away from people who will die without it– [Read More…]

You Can’t Be Christian If You’re Not Caring For The Poor

People often falsely assume that the word Christian has a clear, singular, meaning but that’s not necessarily true. There’s “Christian,” which refers to a particular religion of over 41,000 different denominations or sects who disagree on what Christian means. Then there’s “Christian” which can refer to a nationalistic religion prevalent in America. And then there’s [Read More…]

Bernie Is Right: Morality Is More Than Abortion & Gay Marriage

I won’t be endorsing any candidates for president. Neither am I a member of any political party in the United States. But I did watch Bernie Sander’s speech at Liberty University yesterday. I mean, a socialist Jew speaking in front of a room full of people who began the event by worshipping a socialist Jew? That was [Read More…]

Birmingham Police Stop Pastor From Feeding Homeless

Birmingham, AL police are cracking down on pastors who feed the homeless. Keep it classy, Birmingham. [Read more…]

When We’d Rather Let Kids Go Hungry Than Be Reasonable On Gay Marriage

  I officially know what an aneurysm feels like, because I think I just had one this morning. Brace yourself, because you might have one too. At least we’ll all go through it together. Yesterday as told via Christianity Today, the Christian relief organization World Vision announced that it was making a major policy change in [Read More…]

5 Practices Toward A More Radical Christian Life (a challenge to my readers)

The message of Jesus is radical: the key to “life” isn’t through saving your life, but through giving it away. To enter into his Kingdom and the radical life he promises, we must rid ourselves of the two things that get in the way: a love affair with ourselves and with our possessions. Here are 5 practices to change your life: [Read more…]

When Pastors Live In Multimillion Dollar Mansions, It’s Not A Sign Of God’s Blessing– But Our Sinfulness

Is the phenomenon of rich American pastors a sign of God’s blessing? In this post about my work in India and the association between American Christianity and wealth, I ask some hard questions about what it means to actually follow Jesus. [Read more…]

Dear Evangelicalism: I Don’t Think This Relationship Is Going To Work.

If evangelicalism were a person, here’s what I’d need to say: So, Evangelicalism… it’s me. I’m guessing this won’t come as a huge shock to you because our relationship has been strained for quite some time now, but I need to tell you: This relationship isn’t working for me anymore. I wish I could say [Read More…]