Earlier this month, the city of Piedmont, Alabama changed the theme of its annual Christmas parade from “Let’s Keep Christ in Christmas” to the more generic “Piedmont Christmas Parade” after a warning letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
Looks like Montgomery, Louisiana never received that message. They’re advertising their annual Christmas celebration on Facebook with a peculiar description line:
Our latest podcast guest is Fred Clark, the progressive Christian blogger who writes at Slacktivist, here on the Patheos network.
Fred is one of those Christians who defies all the stereotypes atheists tend to have of Christians. He’s for gay marriage, critical of church leaders, and constantly frustrated with what his “tribe” does in the name of Jesus.
We spoke with Fred about why he’s still working on the longest-running book review ever, what will happen to the Christian church after gay marriage becomes legal everywhere, and how Christians can change church culture from the inside.