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June 20, 2018
WORLD REFUGEE DAY — When Will You Feed Us?
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June 19, 2018
SHARICE DAVIDS: Asylum Laws Written to Protect, Not Persecute
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June 15, 2018
The Letter of the Law: There is Nothing ‘Biblical’ About Cruelty
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June 14, 2018
Called to Serve the Poor People’s Campaign
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June 04, 2018
It Was Never About the Cake: A ‘Narrow’ Ruling, and a Love Note for PRIDE Month
It's not about the cake. It was never about the cake. And yet, here we...
May 30, 2018
Who Would Jesus Separate?
I’m constantly amazed at what does and does not cause my fellow Christians to have...
May 29, 2018
“The White Man’s Guide to Not Being a Jerk,” Abridged
When it comes to issues of gender equality and racism, I feel the frustration and...
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Wednesday Writing Prompt: When Summer Was Outside
For today's Wednesday writing prompt, I was going to invite you to describe a summer...
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Very Christian White Guys: Here’s the Problem with Complementarianism
It was a fun weekend. I had a book signing at my local Barnes and...
May 17, 2018
$h*t Jesus Says: “These Are Not People, They’re Animals” Edition
Truly I tell you, these immigrants you see before you are not people. They are...
May 09, 2018
Wednesday Writing Prompt: Facebook’s 10 Album Challenge
Social media is equal parts toxic rhetoric and mindless drivel some days. And yes, maybe...
May 07, 2018
The Gospel of Toxic Masculinity: Why the Southern Baptists are Actually Condoning Domestic Abuse (Whether They Mean To Or Not)
Who's game for some Monday morning feminist rage? Everyone? That's what I thought. Let's roll....
May 02, 2018
Kansas ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill Hurts Children and the Economy
Kansas lawmakers are trying to push through a bill that would allow adoption and foster...
May 01, 2018
Strong Words and Strong Women: And Other Things That Make Us *&%$#@^ Uncomfortable
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April 30, 2018
Prayer to an Unknown God
16 While Paul was waiting for them in Athens, he was deeply distressed to see that...
April 26, 2018
Farewell, Apu: Problematic Simpsons Character May be Leaving Springfield
Viewers of "The Simpsons" have grown increasingly vocal about the problematic nature of Apu, with...
April 11, 2018
Sick and Tired: The Real Burden That Lawmakers Place on Teachers
Guest post: My friend Tasha is one of many teachers in Kentucky (and elsewhere)...
April 10, 2018
And Who Else Would We Be?
I wrote a book last summer. It made me really angry. That book *officially* releases...
March 14, 2018
Miracles of the Dust: Stephen Hawking, Science and Sacred Embodiment
He opened up the heavens for us. And he was an atheist. Stephen Hawking long...
March 05, 2018
Parenting the Resistance: 5 Ways to Have Hard Conversations with Kids
It went down like this: "Mommy, I have a joke for you, listen. How long...
February 27, 2018
A Long List of Questions: And Why Arming Teachers Is Not the Answer
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February 20, 2018
A Better Way: Support of Haiti Orphanages Does More Harm Than Good
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February 07, 2018
Friends With Benefits: Why We Need More Affection
It was a 3-hour train ride. We didn't put the armrest down between us, and...
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Career Obsessed Banshees with Snake-Filled Heads: Why Courtland Sykes Is No Joke
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Three weeks into the 2018 school year, there have been eleven school shootings in the...
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In Pro-life America, Would Mary Survive the Night?
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A lot of people are hating on Alabama, and the South in general lately. As the...
November 22, 2017
Holidays Are Complicated: But You Are Loved
“For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for...
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Do Not Go Gentle: For Fear of Death, For Love of Guns
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