An Act of Love: Frank Schaefer, United Methodists and Homosexuality

If you keep up with issues relating to homosexuality and Christianity, you probably know about Frank Schaefer, the United Methodist minister who was defrocked in 2013 for performing his son’s same-sex wedding. [Read more…]

How LGBTQ People Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth Edman is a queer priest. She is also a priestly queer. [Read more…]

The Sin of Certainty

If you’ve ever had doubts about your faith, if you’ve never had doubts your faith, or if you’ve always had doubts about your faith — and that should include pretty much every Christian ever — then The Sin of Certainty was written for you. [Read more…]

The Jihad of Jesus

What if, instead of representing violence, hate, war, and death, jihad was understood as a nonviolent struggle for peace, justice, understanding, and love? [Read more…]

Review: Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious

A review of David Dark’s new book “Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious.” [Read more…]

Is The Bible Lying?

Though the original comment is ostensibly a response to the (blasphemous!) idea that the Bible does not actually condemn homosexuality, and though it lacks a developed argument, it’s a fine example of the sort of mindset that drives many conservative Christians, especially regarding contentious moral issues. [Read more…]

Top 10 Unfundamentalist Christians Posts of 2015

A run-down of our most popular blog posts from 2015. [Read more…]

The Narrow-Mindedness of Anti-Muslim Christians

A couple of days ago we shared on our Facebook page this quote from Rev. John C. Dorhauer, the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ: [Read more…]