Is This a Person?

A bill currently in the Montana legislature seeks to amended the state constitution to define a person as all members of the species homo sapiens at any stage of development, including the stage of fertilization or conception, regardless of age, health, level of functioning, or condition of dependency. [Read more…]

Native Americans, the Mainline Church, and the Quest for Interracial Justice

David Phillips Hansen’s new book, Native Americans, the Mainline Church, and the Quest for Interracial Justice, is a sobering and important exploration of the historical, theological, and social relationships between the church and native peoples. [Read more…]

No, the Bible Isn’t God’s Personal Letter to You

The message above recently appeared on the sign outside of a church in my neighborhood. [Read more…]

10 News Stories That Prove 2016 Wasn’t All Bad

There’s new denying that a lot of bad stuff happened in 2016, but it’s also worth remembering that some really great things happened this past year. Here are ten of them: [Read more…]

How to Find an Unfundamentalist Church

The question we’re asked most frequently is How can I find an Unfundamentalist Church?
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An Atheist and a Christian Walk into a Bar…

Randal Rauser’s and Justin Schieber’s new book, An Atheist and a Christian Walk into a Bar, is a welcome entry into the field of Christian/Atheist dialog. [Read more…]

How Can You Call Yourselves Christian When You Don’t Believe in the Bible?

A reader asks how we can call ourselves Christians when we don’t believe in the Bible … [Read more…]

How Can You Be Christian and Vote for a Pro-Choice Candidate?

We’re often asked how people can be Christian and vote for a pro-choice candidate. In answering that question, these are some important points to consider: [Read more…]