How churches support domestic violence, and what you can do about it


Choosing to be a housewife and mother is an honor. Having been inculcated to believe that you have no choice in the matter is a crime. [Read more...]

When Bad Christians Happen to Christians in Love with Non-Christians


Ah, young love. Even awful Christians can’t stop it. [Read more...]

“Bible believing” pastors and the enabling of domestic violence

Eraser deleting the word Patriarchy

The inevitable legacy of the Christianity which insists upon a wife’s “sacrificial obedience.” [Read more...]

Exciting news about my wife

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Hello friends. I’m back to blogging this week (yay!)—but wanted to share with you something that’s happening today. As many of you know, my wife Catherine (Cat) is an up-and-coming fine art photographer. (See her work here). Today she is honored to have a photograph of hers chosen by the Duncan Miller Gallery of Santa Monica [Read More...]

My novel approach

Best seller

One of our stories, fully told, is really all of our stories. [Read more...]

Back to school special: A liberal arts education in 500 words!


Don’t forget me later, when you’ve landed an awesome job because of your sweet, sweet education. [Read more...]

If hell is real, then love has no meaning


Show me a Christianity that insists upon hell being real, and I’ll show you a Christianity that’s been terribly perverted by forces having nothing to do with God’s will, and everything to do with man’s. [Read more...]

10 Tips for Becoming an Amazing Husband


Hey, you don’t stay married for 35 years without learning a thing or two … [Read more...]

To the Dickens with me this year

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This year, let me not shirk from my honor and obligation. [Read more...]

“It was terrifying for a young girl just beginning to realize that she was a lesbian.”

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From hatred, hope. [Read more...]