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September 30, 2011
A Primer on Islam: The Basics (Lesson 1 of 6)
Hi. I'm Pastor Bob. This is the first lesson of a multi-week class on Islam...
September 30, 2011
When Tragedy Makes You Doubt God
Remembering back to the nightmare of 9-11---or these days, it seems, going online or opening...
September 28, 2011
“Why should any of us choose to be part of a group that condemns us?”
Some of you may recall, from just a couple of weeks back, the story of...
September 23, 2011
Christians and Gay Teen Suicides: “How could anyone be so stupid?”
In the conversations centered around such tragedies as the recent Jamey Rodemeyer suicide (see Christians...
September 20, 2011
Christians and the Blood of Jamey Rodemeyer
Jamey Rodemeyer, above, is a 14-year-old kid from Buffalo, NY, who earlier this week, after...
September 19, 2011
The Inevitability of the Rise of Progressive Christianity
It is inevitable that liberal/progressive Christians will be the majority of Christians in America. We...
September 15, 2011
Carta: “Quizás te vea en la iglesia”
Saludos señor Shore, Si un periódico publicara un titular que dijera algo como “DECISIÓN HISTÓRICA:...
September 12, 2011
Writing: Me Off
Hi, guys. So remember the aborning book of mine I wrote about in LGBT Christians: Tell...
September 11, 2011
Pastor Bob’s 9-11 Sermon
Here are the notes for the sermon given by Pastor Bob on 9-11-2011.
September 09, 2011
Before You Shake the Dust Off Your Feet
This essay is included in my book UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question.
September 07, 2011
The Frost and Freedom of Death
I haven't known what to write about this. I've been numb. Even at this moment...
September 05, 2011
Secretly Gay-Affirming Pastors: You Are Not Alone
Yesterday I received this email (which I use here by permission): Dear John, Hi. My...
September 02, 2011
But Who’ll School the Fool Buell?
Yesterday I posted a piece about Jerry Buell, the high school teacher in Lake County,...
September 01, 2011
Bully for You, Jerry Buell
This week kids across the country, just returning to school, learned that it's perfectly okay...
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