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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...
July 09, 2018
Kids Are Still In Cages: And The Law Has Nothing To Do With It
In the current political climate, there are many things about which we can 'agree to...
July 04, 2018
Like all the women before her Holding up the world with their fingertips, Her arm...
July 03, 2018
Internalized Misogyny: When Women Are the Part of the Patriarchy Problem
Last week, I got to discuss my book with Adam Ericksen of The Raven Foundation....
July 02, 2018
The Edge of Great Change: Why All the Ugliness is Still Good News
I take it for granted sometimes that I can stand up and preach on a...
June 27, 2018
Confessions of a White English Major: Top 10 Books You Need to Read This Summer
It was an awakening. That moment when I sat down to think through what 10...
June 25, 2018
A Symphony of Small Things
Some days, everything on the internet is garbage. Other days, Carpool Karaoke takes you to...
June 22, 2018
Truth is Stranger Than Fashion: Melania Trump’s Jacket Was No Accident
First thoughts first: If the Trumps had even a few gay friends, they would never...
June 20, 2018
WORLD REFUGEE DAY — When Will You Feed Us?
Guest post by Vy Nguyen Executive Director of Week of Compassion One day a year,...
June 19, 2018
SHARICE DAVIDS: Asylum Laws Written to Protect, Not Persecute
Guest post by Sharice Davids Candidate for U.S. Congress Every year, thousands of immigrants, asylum...
June 15, 2018
The Letter of the Law: There is Nothing ‘Biblical’ About Cruelty
When we are tearing the babies from their mothers arms at the border, we have...
June 14, 2018
Called to Serve the Poor People’s Campaign
Guest post by the Rev. Megan Severns Huston The first time I met the Rev....
June 11, 2018
Piecing it Together: Childcare Struggles and Economic Justice for Women
One minute, it's the last week of school. There is something extra special and important...
June 06, 2018
What We Carry: Wednesday Writing Prompt
The only thing better than going someplace new and exciting is going somewhere you've been...
June 05, 2018
Hiding Behind Big Guns: The New Campaign Strategy
On Saturday, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach rode through a parade in Shawnee, Kansas....
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...
May 23, 2018
Wednesday Writing Prompt: When Summer Was Outside
For today's Wednesday writing prompt, I was going to invite you to describe a summer...
May 22, 2018
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 21, 2018
I'm not a superstitious person. But I know a sign when I see one. Cardinals...
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...
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