Christian: You Are Upset About the Wrong Things

The legalistic, simplistic, and shallow world of fundamentalism breeds some rather odd triggers for what it is we are supposed to get upset about. Here are just a few: [Read more…]

Finding Community in the Image of God

The all-expansive, communal image of God that is bestowed on us requires that we reaffirm those who have received less-than-image-of-God status. [Read more…]

Anti-Fundamentalism: Divisive, Not Exclusionary

When did we decide that division was an intrinsically bad thing and, conversely, that unity was intrinsically good? [Read more…]

Faith in the Fog: Science, Atheism and the Search for Proof

One of the biggest steps toward learning to deal with my own crippling skepticism has been to convince myself that Christianity is not irrational. [Read more…]

Faith in the Fog: Surviving as a Skeptical Christian

Experiencing serious doubt and skepticism can be tough, scary, and depressing, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re losing your faith. It could be the first step into a deeper, richer, more authentic faith. [Read more…]

The Racist God of America

I remember the first time I realized that the god of the majority of American Christianity was basically racist. [Read more…]

God Made Adam, Eve, and Steve

For the good part of thirty years, I held to the belief that homosexuality was a sin in the eyes of God. [Read more…]

Post-Pentecost, Hope of Love Remains!

This Pentecost is a special one, like all other Pentecosts, like all days. [Read more…]