Not even the might and will of the Christian church

In reflecting today upon the myriad argumentative strategies that I personally have adapted over the last eight years of writing on the issue of Christianity and homosexuality, I held in my heart the one truth that informed them all, the one thought that, from the beginning, I knew was the steel wedge that I and [Read More…]

She’s 17 and bi–and her parents won’t allow it.

Sometimes honesty isn’t the best policy. [Read more…]

Why Christian evangelizers should stop

Evangelicals are sending non-Christians exactly one message. And half of it needs to go. [Read more…]

Round TWO in our Big Debate about evangelizing in the workplace

Hey. No one said religion was pretty. [Read more…]

“We will continue to wear white as long as there is pink!”

When God decides to make a point with weather. [Read more…]

North Carolina Republicans temporarily forget they’re Americans

But they’ll remember, by and by. [Read more…]

10 Reasons It’s Wrong to Evangelize in the Workplace

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! Welcome to the first of three rounds in this Head to Head debate sponsored by Patheos.com! [Read more…]

What Non-Christians Want Christians to Know

I’m doing an online debate on “Evangelism in the Workplace: Is Sharing your Faith Ever Appropriate?” But before that, this. [Read more…]

Sexual abuse and the pressure to forgive

If you’ve been sexually abused, the last thing on earth you need to worry about is forgiving your abuser. [Read more…]

Why the Christian middle ground is no place for me

When I was thirty-eight years old, I felt broken. I had a terrible past I couldn’t psychologically shake. I smoked too much weed and drank too much booze. I had no career and didn’t want one, because the only thing I’d ever cared about being was a writer. Two years before I’d had a spate of [Read More…]