Enough With the Progressive Christian Outrage Machine!

"Hope has two beautiful daughters - their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are."  St. AugustineBeing at dis-ease with injustice is why progressive Christianity seeks to be engaged in the world in order to transform it. "Accepting what is" may be a generic spiritual value, but moral quietude is not a Christian value.That said, progressive Christians would do well to be a LOT more discerning about what we … [Read more...]

A Check to Progressive Christian Rage

During the past week, I've seen more hateful, vulgar, and frankly, unchristian remarks posted by progressive Christians as comments to posts and articles on social media. Now it could be that not all of those folks who posted are in fact Christians -- but are instead perhaps among the growing number of Spiritual But Not Religious-identified folk who often visit progressive Christian websites and social media pages. However, to the extent that some of those hateful comments were posted by … [Read more...]