For any fans of science fiction and theology, I’d like to draw your attention to a new podcast I’m a part of, along with fellow-Patheos-blogger Keith Giles, plus Jennifer Neyhart and John Weldy. Read more

Come Sunday starts off with a familiar scenario. Our main character is seated on a plane next to a woman, and because he knows she’ll burn in hell for all of eternity if he doesn’t say something, he has to engage her in conversation in order to lead her to salvation. Read more

Everyone knows of the health risks associated with smoking a pipe. But no one ever warned me about the far greater risk it posed to my soul. I thus humbly offer my cautionary tale, in the hope that you may be spared my dreadful plight. Read more

We all have a faith, and we all have a religion, but the two aren’t always the same. And those of different faiths may well share the same religion. Read more

Jera Brown asks, “Why must it be silly to imagine that an embodied version of God could be anything other than a cis-gendered man?” Read more

Four years ago, I wrote a chapter for the book, Simple Church: Unity Within Diversity. Here’s where I now disagree with what I wrote back then. Read more

Here are a few reasons why I think that Jesus may have been intersex. That is, his physical anatomy was neither distinctly male nor distinctly female. Read more

Despite my opposition to Donald Trump, I chose not to vote in the 2016 United States presidential election. Here’s why I’ve now changed my mind. Read more

David is nothing short of abusive toward his wives. But Solomon appears to truly love his wives. How do patriarchy and polygamy play into all this? Read more

My friend Danny Prada, lead pastor of HeartWay Church, has distilled the points of WHEAT much more efficiently than I’ve yet been able to manage. Read more

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