Critiquing Southern Baptist leader Al Mohler’s critique of me

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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

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

What Christianity without hell looks like

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The idea that the Bible declares hell a real and literal place is no more valid than the toxic lie that the Bible condemns homosexuality. Yet the idea that hell is real persists. Why? Because over the centuries those in positions of power within the institutions of Christianity have methodically, relentlessly, and with great art [Read More...]

A Prayer for This Week

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Help us give the little it takes. :D [Read more...]

Freaky Friday

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The other day a friend of mine instant-messaged me, “How come you never publish any happy letters?” “Well, for one, I rarely get any.” As I was typing that reply I got an email alert. Waiting in my inbox was this letter: Dear John Shore, Since finding your blog/website last week, I have read many of your [Read More...]

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”

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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

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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

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Ouch. [Read more...]


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