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October 20, 2018
Do Christians Resent Their Own Morality?
Guest post by Benjamin J. Dueholm Do Christians resent their own morality? I’ve been asking...
October 19, 2018
Creating a World Where the Vulnerable No Longer Live in Fear
By the Rev. Chris Furr On the surreal day after Donald Trump was elected, I...
October 09, 2018
The Odds are Ever In Our Favor: The Gospel of The Hunger Games
This sermon is part of a series, Resist: Justice Heroes from the Bible to the Big...
October 03, 2018
Preaching As Resistance: Good News for Right Now
My friend Phil Snider compiled a sermon collection that speaks to our current political climate....
October 02, 2018
Ode To October: Losing Your Life to Find It
Yesterday, October 1, my husband called me on his lunch break to tell me Happy...
October 01, 2018
The Force is With Us: The Gospel According to Star Wars
This sermon is part of a series, Resist: Justice Heroes from the Bible to the...
September 26, 2018
Trigger Warning: 5 Points of Self-Care For When The News Literally Makes You Sick
Some people get stress headaches. Or skin rashes, or cold sores. For others, it's stomach...
September 24, 2018
Lasso the Truth: The Gospel According to Wonder Woman
This is the third sermon in a series, Resist: Justice Heroes from the Bible and...
September 19, 2018
Who We Believe, And Who We Believe is Important
We know the statistics. One in five women will be raped in her lifetime. Around...
September 18, 2018
The Things We Break, The Dreams We Bury
Saturday morning, I was in an urgent care waiting room with a sick kid. It's...
September 17, 2018
Boldly Go: The Gospel of Star Trek
This is part of a six-week sermon series "Resistance: Justice Heroes From the Bible and...
September 13, 2018
Who Is My Neighbor? Kevin Yoder’s Ugly Campaign Tactics and Creating An Other
In my sermon on Sunday, I talked about the power of fear in our current...
September 10, 2018
Assemble: The Gospel of the Avengers
This is the first sermon in a series, "Resist: Justice Heroes from the Bible and...
September 06, 2018
“Anonymous” is No Hero: And That Op-Ed is Not Resistance, It’s Privilege
For starters, that New York Times op-ed—the one that's breaking the internet?—it isn't at all...
September 05, 2018
Resist: Justice Heroes From the Bible and the Big Screen
Have you ever noticed that most big blockbuster movie hits are stories of social change?...
September 04, 2018
Bishop Fails Apology for Groping Ariana Grande: Let’s Maybe Try That Again
We all cringed. By "we," I mean every woman who's ever endured a time when...
August 30, 2018
Aretha Didn’t Have a Will: Here are Five Reasons You Should
This just in: Aretha Franklin didn't have a will. Granted, her legacy is about far...
August 27, 2018
Guns Are the Problem, Guns Are the Problem, Guns Are the Problem …
While the nation grieved the passing of Senator John McCain—and stood appalled at the president's...
August 24, 2018
A Border Wall Won’t Protect Against Toxic Masculinity
The death of Mollie Tibbetts is horrifying. A guilty verdict for her killer, Cristhian Bahena Rivera,...
August 22, 2018
In the Midst of Political Firestorms, Life Goes On: Don’t Miss It
It's easy to feel as though we're at the mercy of the zeitgeist. We're not.
August 21, 2018
Tracking and Other Morally Repugnant Campaign Tactics Undermine Our Nation
Editor’s note: “Political tracking,” the practice of following candidates and constantly filming their public statements,...
August 16, 2018
Predator Priests: The Church’s Great Sin of Patriarchy
It's every parent's worst nightmare. It's every church leader's worst nightmare. So if you are...
August 15, 2018
Resistance Training: Our Words Matter
He called her a dog. The day after white supremacists tried to rally in our...
August 10, 2018
If You Aren’t Progressive, What Are You? (Hint: It’s Not Conservative)
New trend: political ads in which a GOP incumbent says that his opponent is "too...
August 07, 2018
The Unengaged: America’s Real Third Party
The church I used to serve in Phoenix shared space with a preschool. It was...
August 06, 2018
The Gospel According to Hamilton: Borders, Walls, and Who’s Really Free
On Sunday, Aug. 5, dozens of churches nationwide participated in a Hamilton Preach-In. Each participating...
July 26, 2018
Home and Holler: It’s Complicated
I'm on vacation this week and most of next. That doesn't mean I'm not writing....
July 19, 2018
Say What’s True: What Would Wouldn’t Do
What would, would not. And could, couldn't go. Or as we say down home, Can't...
July 16, 2018
Crony Capitalism is Making Us Sick
Let me tell you a short story about my day that reveals a lot about...
July 11, 2018
Better Songs, Better Stories: Give Girls More Than “Pretty”
We start conditioning girls young. The message is, your main goal in life is to...
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