About John Shore

John Shore (who, fwiw, is straight) is the author of UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question, and three other great books. He is founder of Unfundamentalist Christians (on Facebook here), and executive editor of the Unfundamentalist Christians group blog.  (In total John's two blogs receive some 250,000 views per month.) John is also co-founder of The NALT Christians Project, which was written about by TIME,  The Washington Post, and others. His website is JohnShore.com. John is a pastor ordained by The Progressive Christian Alliance. You're invited to like John's Facebook page. And don't forget to sign up for his mucho awesome monthly newsletter.

Calling Pope Francis to Lewistown, MT


Time for a teaching moment, Pope Francis. [Read more...]

Is there a pro-LGBT equivalent to “It’s in the Bible”?


If for some reason I find it incumbent upon me to boil down into one short statement everything I know about why it’s no sin to be gay, I’m always pleased to say this: [Read more...]

How it’s been


You can’t please everyone—but you can please the right one. [Read more...]

That lovable man who abuses you


One reason some women remain in abusive relationships that no one ever talks about. [Read more...]

Challenging the evil empire of anti-gay Christians, and the resurfacing of old fundie fears


How to I deal with Christians promoting hate; how do I quell my old fundie fears? [Read more...]

Healthy self-esteem or narcissist? Here’s how to tell!


We’re all attracted to confident people. The problem lies in the two kinds of people who exude it. [Read more...]

Pastor tells mom her lesbian teen can’t be a Christian


A pastor tells a concerned mother that her gay daughter can’t be a Christian unless she repents of her homosexuality. [Read more...]

No hell for people who constantly sin? Really?

A fisheye image of a grumpy man.

If there is no hell, then what happens to people who sin constantly and live their lives however they want? [Read more...]

Labor Day, Ghetto Life, and Me Almost Getting Killed

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In which I, at seventeen, find myself stranded in an elevator with one of the biggest gangsters in the country. [Read more...]

Combating the downward pull of Christian negativity


Wherein I answer a couple of letters from mothers of LGBT kids. [Read more...]