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…]

Relig-ish: Soulful Living in a Spiritual-But-Not-Religious World

As so many people resoundingly reject the hypocrisy, hate, homophobia, and misogyny of the Christian church, they also often leave behind the spiritually nurturing aspects of religious life and find themselves adrift in a post-church world. [Read more…]

The Love that Will Not Let You Go

The Love that Will Not Let You Go: Being Christian is Not What You Think is a crystalline distillation of Douglas Heidt’s thoughts about Christianity after nearly 50 years in pastoral ministry. [Read more…]

Lions: A Novel by Bonnie Nadzam

Bonnie Nadzam’s newly-released second novel, LIONS, is a ghost story–a ghost story about the spirit of a dying Colorado town called Lions, so named to stand in for disappointment with the wild invention and unreasonable hope by which it had been first imagined, then sought and spuriously claimed. [Read more…]

Responding to a Christian tract handed out at an LGBT Pride Parade

I was standing on the street corner in downtown Great Falls, Montana, waiting for the annual Big Sky Pride Parade to begin. [Read more…]

The Good Book of Human Nature

In their new book The Good Book of Human Nature, evolutionary anthropologist Carel van Schaik and historian Kai Michel defend the thesis that the Bible is the most important book in the history of humanity. [Read more…]

Can Christians Support the Death Penalty?

The answer to the question posed in the title of this post is no. A resounding, definitive, absolute no. [Read more…]

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…]