Attention: Republicans, Joel Osteen, FOX News, and Biblical literalists everywhere


If you’re gonna be a literalist, be a literalist. [Read more...]

Proof that believing in hell is not Scriptural


There is solid scriptural support for the three radically differing traditional Christian models of hell known as Eternal Torment, Annihilationism, and Universalism. [Read more...]

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 wrong with his. [Read more...]

Everything a Christian needs to know about hell


Anything more than this is a waste of time. [Read more...]

Conservative Christian couple wants to out their gay teen


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

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


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

Leaving Christianity is going viral

Woman leaving travels from there with her luggage

Ouch. [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.

Portrait of a Depressed pre-teen boy.

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...]