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December 10, 2014
“It was terrifying for a young girl just beginning to realize that she was a lesbian.”
From hatred, hope.
December 04, 2014
The tragedy of Christian fundamentalism strikes again
His sister became a toxic fundamentalist Christian. Now what?
November 29, 2014
A Pilgrim’s diary entry at the end of the first Thanksgiving Day
"One day the Indians will appreciate that we are their betters, and will bow down...
November 26, 2014
As Jesus said: “Family, Schmamily. As long as there’s pie.”
One day you'll be dead. So will they. Now go get some pie.
November 20, 2014
What? Megachurch Leader Rick Warren Left Behind?
"... Because I said the truth to Rick Warren, and he heard it."
November 18, 2014
How Christians arguing against homosexuality sound to me now
In the eight years I've been fighting against the Christian condemnation of homosexuality, I've received...
November 14, 2014
Mary: “How do I feel, Joseph? Pregnant. Very pregnant.”
Because Mary and Joseph were, after all, a couple in love.
November 12, 2014
6 truths about “forgiving” sexual abuse
For anyone who's ever been pressured to forgive their abuser.
November 11, 2014
Goodbye, family that takes my brother’s side, despite what he did to me
Two years ago she wanted to know if, as a Christian, she needed to forgive...
November 10, 2014
Going through hell to find the secret to life
After thinking about it long and hard, I realized that the answer to the question...
November 06, 2014
Life on my blog (sometimes)
November 05, 2014
Fear not, Christians who believe in hell
In the blogosphere one rarely comes across a hell-believing Christian who isn't frothingly angry. I...
November 03, 2014
Attention: Republicans, Joel Osteen, FOX News, and Biblical literalists everywhere
If you're gonna be a literalist, be a literalist.
November 01, 2014
Proof that believing in hell is not Scriptural
There is solid scriptural support for the three radically differing traditional Christian models of hell...
October 30, 2014
Critiquing Southern Baptist leader Al Mohler’s critique of me
Al Mohler wants you to know what's wrong with my reasoning on hell. Here's what's...
October 30, 2014
Everything a Christian needs to know about hell
Anything more than this is a waste of time.
October 28, 2014
What Christianity without hell looks like
The idea that the Bible declares hell a real and literal place is no more...
October 26, 2014
A Prayer for This Week
Help us give the little it takes. :D
October 24, 2014
The other day a friend of mine instant-messaged me, "How come you never publish any happy...
October 22, 2014
Conservative Christian couple wants to out their gay teen
It's great how much they care. Up to a point.
October 20, 2014
The common mistake of Christianity-bashing “independent thinkers”
If you're gonna be an independent thinker, do it right.
October 15, 2014
Why are so many Christians so obnoxious and mean-spirited?
Why talk to a middle-man when you can go right to the source? :-)
October 14, 2014
Leaving Christianity is going viral
October 13, 2014
Jesus Christ wouldn’t know most of Christianity today from a McDonald’s
Forget what all the negative people of the world do and say. If you give...
October 10, 2014
Pastor torn between being an LGBT ally and being angry with a young father who suddenly wants to live as a woman
Here's a letter I got in yesterday from a pastor whom I know to be...
October 08, 2014
Pastor calls his Christian teenage son “disgraceful, demon-possessed poison.” Guess why.
I've been trying for hours to think of how to respond to the poor young...
October 06, 2014
New pastor refuses church membership to beloved church congregant with cancer. Guess why.
The pastor shifted positions in his chair, and said, "You're not going to like the...
October 03, 2014
Kid on trial today for … well, coming to Jesus, kind of.
Today an unnamed 14-year-old kid from Everett, Pennsylvania is being tried in PA's Bedford County Courthouse for (as...
October 01, 2014
A Christian mother on raising her gay teen
I wish this letter from the Christian mom of a gay teen could be read...
September 24, 2014
When Christian parents of a gay teen disagree on homosexuality
The gay-affirming Christian mother of a gay teen writes to ask how I would advise...
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