God’s Middle Finger – When the Divine Says “Up Yours”

When we cling to the sword, we flip the cross upside down to use it as our tool of death instead of God’s tool for bringing life. And so the story goes… I can remember a scene in the movie Independence Day.  The drunken dad turned heroic father, Russell Case, chooses to sacrifice his life [Read More...]

You Might Be an Evangelical Reject If… (Rejects – Readers’ Edition)

Over the past two weeks this post has gotten so much attention that I had to share with you some of my favorite responses. Here is what you said to answer this sentence: You might be an Evangelical reject if… …if you hear the word “Patriotism” and you think “idolatry.” (Dan Martin) …you listen to [Read More...]

An Evangelical Reject Who Refuses to Reject Evangelicals

Last week I posted an article called “You Might Be an Evangelical Reject If…”  Many of you read with laughs, perhaps at the picture I created in PowerPoint (as I know zilch about graphic design) or at the clearly tongue-in-cheek nature of the article as a whole.  Yet some folks resonated on a deeper level.  [Read More...]

You Might Be An Evangelical Reject If…

I wish it were otherwise, but, unfortunately it’s true.  Everything within me resisted this realization.  But, the time has come to admit it: I’m an Evangelical reject. The more I write the clearer this sad truth becomes.  This blog, as much as it’s served as a place to flesh out ideas I believe to be [Read More...]