The President #Wins With Actual Traditional Values… From The Christian Left

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For far too long, we've been hearing political pundits who lean right and the talking heads on Fox News throwing the words “traditional values” around like a frisbee.To quote Inigo Montoya from The Princess Bride, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”When right-leaning thinkers say “traditional values” it's code language for “the things we want in the United States.” If you push them on it a little, they are even likely to concede that they are tal … [Read more...]

No Trinity For Me, Please

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 This is the second post in a series called: “This Collar Is Too Tight: Heresies From a Southern Minister.” You can read the first post here. The short explanation of this series is this: the institutionalized Church spends a lot of time defining who's in and who's out. Biblically, I find that a lot of the “measures” used, don't hold up. I'm making the argument for a larger acceptance of theological diversity in the Christian Church. As a Christian, I'm a follower of Jesus. … [Read more...]

Question Mark: Q&A with Mark Sandlin

Question Mark

Question Mark -- Week of July 20  From time to time, I ask for questions on my personal Facebook page (feel free to friend request me). Based on nothing in particular, I'll pick five of them to answer.Admittedly, most of the questions deserve much more consideration than I can give them in a few paragraphs, but I think this could be a good place to start conversation and possibly to challenge some long-held opinions of what a Christian must believe. It might even be something you … [Read more...]


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