Are you listening, Bob Jones University?


Here’s hoping that God, through the voices of the people with whom GRACE spoke, speaks to the men who run Bob Jones University, and that they are wizened by His/Her counsel. [Read more...]

Young Earth Creationists show their stuff

  For today’s post I put up, over on the Unfundamentalist Christians group blog, Young Earth Creationists make their point. It features a lot of comments from Young Earth Creationists, who’d like to dictate the curriculum of our public schools. Be afraid. [Read more...]

BIG SALE! My e-books now $2.99 each, print $5.99 – $8.99

For a limited time only, my e-books are on sale for $2.99 each. That’s the Kindle or Nook edition of UNFAIR, 7 Reasons, I’m OK—You’re Not, Penguins, Ten Ways Christians Fail to be Christian, Hell No! and HA!, for $2.99 each. (For NookBook links of same, see side-column at right.) Print editions of these books [Read More...]

Christians: Are we evolving yet?

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From the Christian Mother of a Transgender Young Man

(I last week received this very moving letter.) Dear John, Sometimes I think that being able to see from the perspective of a mother what my daughter (who is now my son) went through before his admission of his true self shows why God is with us, no matter what. [Read more...]

Writing: Me Off

Hi, guys. So remember the aborning book of mine I wrote about in LGBT Christians: Tell Evangelicals (and the World) Your Story ? (For those of you who are … normal, aborning is a weird but I think cool-sounding old word meaning being born or produced.) I’ve got to finish that book. The whole world feels [Read More...]

Annnnnnd unplugged till next Friday! (Celebrating 30th wedding anniversary.) [Read more...]

Offering a Straight Apology

For about a year now I’ve been aware of the great work being done by Kathy Baldock, of Canyonwalker Connections. I recently invited Kathy to use this space to introduce herself to those of you who may not know her. Readers, meet Kathy. The rest are her words. [Read more...]

Getting to Knoooow Me ….

Whenever someone asks what I do for a living I tell them I’m a writer. “What do you write about?” is the inevitable response. And that’s when I start hemming and hawing. (What with being a writer and all, I should probably learn what hemming and hawing actually is beyond having a vague sense that [Read More...]