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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...
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...
January 26, 2018
Career Obsessed Banshees with Snake-Filled Heads: Why Courtland Sykes Is No Joke
Career-obsessed banshees. She-devils who shriek from the tops of tall buildings. Mean-spirited radical feminists. Women...
January 24, 2018
Not One More: Eleven Shootings in Three Weeks, With A Long List of Accomplices
Three weeks into the 2018 school year, there have been eleven school shootings in the...
December 13, 2017
Alabama is Not the Problem: Roy Moore and the Greater Sins of America
A lot of people are hating on Alabama, and the South in general lately. As the...
December 04, 2017
Let God’s Blessings Trickle Down Slowly (and Other Stuff The Bible Doesn’t Say)
Let justice trickle down like a leaky faucet... Praise God from whom all blessings trickle...
June 09, 2017
A Change in the Wind: 10 Reasons Kansas is Good News for the Country Right Now
In case you’re not familiar with the Kansas political scene--first of all, lucky you. And...
March 28, 2017
The Growing Voice of Progressive Faith
Progressive Christian voices are gaining power on the political scene. And lately, I'm seeing reports...
January 19, 2017
Back to Work For Affordable Healthcare
It's kind of a fog, but from what I recall, we had a 3-year-old and a...
January 09, 2017
The Difference Between Celebrity and Authority: Meryl Streep Gets It, Trump Never Will
Her Highness Meryl Streep preached a sermon at the Golden Globes last night. As she accepted...
November 23, 2016
When Inclusion Becomes a “Divisive Political Issue”
One of the school districts in the Kansas City area has banned teachers from wearing...
November 13, 2016
A Broken Hallelujah: How SNL Helped Us Grieve
There's a reason they call it a "cold open." There is no intro. No setting...
November 09, 2016
I’m With Them
"My head is pounding and I feel sick; but I can't go to bed because...
November 07, 2016
10 Things That Will Still Be True After Election Day
This morning my phone flashed a cute little notification that said "Tomorrow is election day!"...
October 26, 2016
Election Fatigue: 10 Spiritual Practices for Toxic Times
I want to write about election fatigue. But I'm too tired. I've been dragging, feeling...
October 12, 2016
The Main Issue That Faith-Based Voters Should Be Asking Tough Questions About
Here are things that I hear faith-based voters talking about this election season: -Abortion -Marriage -Guns (because...
September 14, 2016
Exit the Echo Chamber: Bipartisanship As An Act of Faith
Guest Post: by Sarah Stewart Holland Twice a week, I co-host a political podcast with...
August 16, 2016
10 Life Hacks To Try If You Favor “Outsiders” with “No Experience”
I kind of get it. Many people feel they have no voice in decisions that...
July 16, 2016
Which Amendment Comes First? Guns, Muslims, and Fear that Trumps Freedom
After Senator Chris Murphy led a 15-hour filibuster; and other lawmakers, led by Rep. John Lewis,...
June 27, 2016
Pro-Choice, Anti-Abortion: Why the SCOTUS Ruling on Abortion is Good for Everyone
Hi, my name is Erin and I'm a feminist. I am also a Christian who...
May 11, 2016
How Jesus Saves the World (From Us): A Review
Some political consultants on NPR this morning--one Democrat, one Republican--were talking about the current election...
April 01, 2016
A Change of Heart: Trump, After All
I don't know, you guys. Maybe they know something we don't. It's all starting to...
March 04, 2016
The Unfriend Trend: Why You Should Stop Ditching All the Trump Supporters
Maybe Jerry Falwell, Jr was right. Donald Trump IS, in fact, like Jesus Christ. At least,...
February 01, 2016
Trump and the Christian Persecution Complex
I found myself beginning morning prayer today with a sincere "Dear God... please do not...
November 05, 2014
So. Nobody wins. The myth of scarcity, the fear of other, and the rhythmic force of...
October 31, 2014
Your Faith-Based Voter Guide
Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Patheos Public Square on Politics in the Pulpit. Read other perspectives here....
November 07, 2012
A deep breath...this is a non-partisan post, I promise. In fact, I've tried to focus all my...
October 31, 2012
Cut and Paste
I've had a startling revelation--I'm conservative. At least, the elements of my life reflect conservative...
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