How Denominations Destroy Faith

There is a lot we can learn from each other as we share our differing perspectives and understandings of Jesus. That is, if we can dare to be a little vulnerable and admit that maybe we don’t have God all figured out. [Read more…]

Why a Perfect God Can Only Lead to Atheism

An immutable God cannot move, cannot act, but can only exist as the opposite from everything else, like some divine dark matter. [Read more…]

What’s an Evangelical Voting Block?

Everyone was arguing about who the Evangelical voting block would vote for in the Republican primaries. The first time I heard those words, I couldn’t even wrap my brain around them. [Read more…]

It’s time to trump the Trump with the Jesus card

I am committed to do everything within my power (as small and limited as that may be) to keep Trump out of the White House. [Read more…]

Why Letting Go Is Not Falling Apart

A wise woman tells me she gets this strong sense that I am unable to really let go; like I’m afraid of letting my hair down. [Read more…]

Fundamentalism and Domestic Violence

My friend made a comparison between our relationship with God and a spousal relationship. He explained that if you love your spouse, then you will want to please him or her, and it’s the same with God. As long as you love God enough to please him, then you should never have to worry about hell. [Read more…]

White people. It’s not our call!

By now, all of us have heard the uproar evoked by Colin Kaepernick’s decision to protest social injustice and the injustice in our criminal justice system by kneeling during the National Anthem.
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Are Gay People Welcome?

Many Christians, such as my ex-pastor, do amazing work with the oppressed, the downtrodden, and the destitute. But sadly, they also treat homosexual people with contempt, fear, and disgust. [Read more…]