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June 29, 2011
Progressive Christians: It’s Awful to Waffle!
I like progressive Christians. They're a fun bunch: witty, conversational, tending toward expressive body language....
June 28, 2011
Why Did I Pray for Emily?
Dear Lord, please be with Emily during her operation. Please be with her doctors, and...
June 26, 2011
“I Came Out to My Evangelical Family. And Guess What?”
On January 2 I received this email: John Shore, I'm not sure who you are...
June 23, 2011
Drunk Driving Wrong? We’ll Drink to That
Relative to Ryan Dunn's maybe having died from driving drunk: Drunk driving is awful. No...
June 21, 2011
Gay Christians: Tell the World Your Story
If you follow this blog at all, you know that I sometimes publish here emotionally...
June 20, 2011
“Am I Seeking the Truth Because I Want to Justify My Sin?”
Here's a letter I got in this weekend: Good day John. I'd like to say...
June 19, 2011
Here's a link to what in the past I've posted on Father's Day. (Sorry I...
June 16, 2011
Love Loses: Barnes and Noble’s Big Fat Bell Book Fail
If you read John Wins: When Rob Bell's Editor Calls, you know I'm thinking about...
June 15, 2011
John Wins: When Rob Bell’s Editor Calls
About a month ago I received an email from one Rob Bell. "You are awesome"...
June 14, 2011
Waiting for the Next
The YMCA locker room smelled like tile, wood and chlorine. My dad and I getting...
June 14, 2011
“The Internet Is My Religion”
There's a lot of stuff out there vying for our attention. None of it's more...
June 14, 2011
It’s a Miracle!
Wherever you are, right now, stop for a moment and look around. Yo! There’s...
June 11, 2011
“Does God Want Me to Stop Having Premarital Sex?”
So here's an email I got: John, I would love to get the advice of...
June 09, 2011
Come Out of the Woods, Christian Soldiers: World War Gay Has Ended
Unaware that their cause had been lost, a small number of Japanese soldiers deep in...
June 08, 2011
“I Was A Christian Mime. That’s Just F***ed.”
Letter of the day: I've been loosely following you on Facebook posts for awhile now;...
June 05, 2011
Is God’s Justice Different Than Ours? Hell, No.
Foundational to the reasoning informing Francis Chan's videommercial for his new book about hell is...
June 03, 2011
A PCUSA Lay Minister Stays in the Closet
This post is included in my book UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question.
June 02, 2011
A Scene From My Childhood: Before the Divorce
I've gotten in some very kind emails asking about my childhood. So I thought I'd...
June 01, 2011
My Foolproof Method for Avoiding Low Self-Esteem
Apropos of yesterday's Young Woman: This, Finally, Is Your World, my wife Catherine asked me...
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