O We of Little Faith.

Christians in America are no longer people of faith, we're people of fear.Instead of truly putting our trust, faith, and reliance upon the Way, teachings, and example of Jesus, we put our actual faith in guns, our obscenely over-funded military, and in strong-manĀ  & authoritarian leaders. ...You're saying, that doesn't apply to me! Okay, I'll switch pronouns... Not only are they not Christians, they aren't Americans. They wish we still lived under the rule of a sovereign king. They're … [Read more...]

Progressive Ponderings on Patriotism & Christianity

The following is a video interview I did for Patheos at the Wild Goose Festival in North Carolina.I shared more in further detail in my discussion of civil religion in my book Kissing Fish.I speak from a progressive Christian perspective. You may not agree with everything I say, but I hope you agree that it's important to ponder such matters.Peace. Progressive Christians aren't the only ones to think this way. A growing number of evangelicals are embracing this … [Read more...]