World Vision Child Sponsorships Abandoned: It’s Almost Double What We Thought

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This week marked the 1 year anniversary of an event I’ve been calling the World Vision Fiasco. I have been lamenting the events which took place last spring, and the damaging fallout that has flowed as a result. As a quick recap for those who didn’t follow the events last year: World Vision is a Christian [Read More...]

Dear Rick & Becky: I Hope You Get To Read This One Day

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Dear Rick and Becky, We don’t know each other, and the chances of us meeting or finding each other are pretty rare, but I just had to write this letter to you in hopes that enough people would share it that one day you’d read it. You’re a World Vision sponsor and you have been [Read More...]

The Gospel Isn’t About Escaping This World, It’s About Transforming It

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 As a teenager, I was taught that the Gospel was “Good News.” While they were right in calling it Good News, learning about Jesus as an adult taught me that they were right– but for all the wrong reasons. Yes- it’s Good News. Unfathomably Good News. But, it’s different news than what we grew up with. Like [Read More...]

5 Reasons Why You Need To Get Out And Travel #WVBloggers

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This week I’m traveling through Armenia on a vision trip with World Vision, a top-notch relief organization serving people in need across the globe. As we’ve been traveling around the country and meeting Armenian families who have benefited from, or are in deep need of support from a relief organization such as World Vision, I’ve [Read More...]

Liberty University Hires Openly Gay Employee: World Doesn’t Freak Out

Last week I pretty much secluded myself from the world and the internet after the entire World Vision mess had left me feeling emotionally spent. When I left, word was that 2,000 impoverished children had been abandoned by their American sponsors who refused to donate to a Christian charity who hired Christians who were gay [Read More...]

World Vision Announces New, Radically Consistent Employment Standards

What a hard week for American Christianity. At the beginning of the week, World Vision announced they would begin hiring married gay Christians in their US offices. As we all watched, the internet blew up. Some 2000 people dropped the children they were sponsoring. More progressive bloggers used their platforms to issue a call encouraging [Read More...]

The Day Evangelicalism Died

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One of my favorite songs as a kid was American Pie (The Day The Music Died) about the death of Buddy Holly. It’s one of those tunes you just never get out of your head. In the opening lines he talks about hearing the news that Buddy Holly had died and says: “I can’t remember [Read More...]


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