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

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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...]

Why You’re Completely Able To Judge Caitlyn Jenner


Today my friend and fellow Patheos blogger Ben Corey posted a piece entitled Why You’re Completely Unable To Judge Caitlyn Jenner (Or Anyone Else). The point of Ben’s essay was to say … well, this: Only God knows why Caitlyn is transgender, and therefore, only God can judge (a) if she’s sinning or not, and [Read More...]

Leading pastor of the Duggars’ fundamentalist denomination: “Only psychos feel ‘abused.’”

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A pastor of the same fundamentalist denomination as the Duggars wants victims of abuse to know they’re psychotic, and should be having fun. [Read more...]

Attack kitty sayz: “Can I haz no gayness now?”


I was walking in a park near my home this morning when, miraculously, I snapped the photo above. I managed to catch the kitten before it scampered away after its vicious attack, which scratched the ear of the guy on the left pretty good. It’s a feral cat, basically. But I am convinced that with [Read More...]

Priest denies confession to girl desperate to tell her secret


She wants to confess her secret. She’s told to keep quiet unless she makes a promise that she knows she can’t keep. [Read more...]