Dare to believe that Jesus was God


For now and the next three days, allow yourself to believe that Jesus really was God. It will cost you nothing, and just possibly gain you everything. [Read more...]

A church for the unchurched?


Is this a church for the unchurched? [Read more...]

85 million unchurched Christians. Is that good?


Eighty-five million American Christians don’t go to church. Is that a good thing? [Read more...]

Farewell, Christians who won’t extend Jesus’ love to gay people


The whole gay-Christian “debate” is like watching a great ocean wave rising and cresting. Soon enough it crashes onto the shore, all thunderous fury and spray. And then it is no more. [Read more...]

Why the surprise at learning how much evangelicals hate gay people?


No one gets to declare that they follow the Prince of Peace while at the same time declaring that gay people deserve to be burned alive forever. [Read more...]

“My strategy worked for World Vision just like it did for Duck Dynasty,” says PR superstar

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“I hope pro-gay and anti-gay Christians fight forever. Then guys like me will keep getting richer and richer.” [Read more...]

From a young transgender man: “Tell me again that you love me.”


There are so many ways to erase a mistake, correct a failing, eliminate an undesirable person. [Read more...]

To secretly gay-affirming pastors of conservative churches


One year ago I met with the pastor of a large conservative church. It was a secret meeting: when I found the guy tucked into the corner of a coffee shop, he was practically wearing dark sunglasses and a wig. [Read more...]

Breaking news: United Methodist Bishop drops all charges against Thomas Ogletree, calls for end of “disciplining” UMC pastors who perform gay weddings


The Bishop didn’t just drop the charges against Ogletree. He turned them into a huge brass bell he used to ring what will likely be remembered as the death knell of the anti-gay policy of the largest mainline Christian denomination in the world. [Read more...]

So beautiful. So simple. So right.

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Meet Brandon Towns, an eighth-grade science teacher from Dayton, Ohio. [Read more...]