Conservative Christian couple wants to out their gay teen

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It’s great how much they care. Up to a point. [Read more...]

The common mistake of Christianity-bashing “independent thinkers”


If you’re gonna be an independent thinker, do it right. [Read more...]

Why are so many Christians so obnoxious and mean-spirited?

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Why talk to a middle-man when you can go right to the source? :-) [Read more...]

Free concert (and then some) in North County San Diego this Saturday afternoon


If you’re in North County San Diego this Saturday, you’re officially invited to the above event. The truly amazing jazz & blues singer/player Steph Johnson will be performing, we’ll be serving cheese and salami and bread from Venissimo (plus wine! yay!), my wife’s Cat’s fantastic photo exhibition Wallflowers will be on display—and I’ll be there busily [Read More...]

Leaving Christianity is going viral


Ouch. [Read more...]

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 them any of your peace, they’ll take all of it. [Read more...]

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 a good and true LGBT ally: John, I’m having an issue coming to terms with something that’s happening in the life of a woman at my church (whom I’ll call Sue), and was hoping you could offer some insights or [Read More...]

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 person who wrote me the letter below. Usually I tell teens in this situation to simply lie to their parents: say you’re straight; smile a lot; get what love from them you can; get out. I advise this because I know [Read More...]

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 direction this conversation is about to go.” [Read more...]

Kid on trial today for … well, coming to Jesus, kind of.

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Today an unnamed 14-year-old kid from Everett, Pennsylvania is being tried in PA’s Bedford County Courthouse for (as we see him doing in the photo on the right above that he posted on Facebook, because isn’t half the fun of making Jesus fellate you posting a picture of it on Facebook?) breaking an obscure Pennsylvania state law outlawing the “Defacing, damaging, [Read More...]