11 Bible Verses That Turn Christians Into Atheists

When I asked her why she became an atheist, she said, “I started reading the Bible.” [Read more…]

Why biblical inerrancy simply makes no sense

The reason biblical inerrancy simply makes no sense is this: It’s simply not true to human and universal reality. [Read more…]

The Holy Spirit is not a Male, Conservative Evangelical

I happened to stumble upon the website of my former conservative evangelical church, and I even listened to the senior pastor’s most recent sermon about the Holy Spirit. [Read more…]

Not Homeless Enough

Last month an article popped up on my newsfeed declaring that homelessness is on the decline! Waking up to my coffee in my warm suburban home, I felt the waves of relief washing over me. [Read more…]

An Open Letter to Christian Business Owners

I don’t usually do open letters (it’s against my policy), but today I feel compelled to make an exception. I’m writing to you because I’m genuinely concerned and confused about your objections to serving LGBT folks. [Read more…]

Lessons from Jesus on how to apply scripture (part 2)

What guided Jesus’s process of sorting through the inconsistencies, contradictions, different perspectives, and theological views in his Hebrew traditions and scriptures to discover and discern God’s will for his life and for the world? [Read more…]

Lessons from Jesus on how to apply scripture (part 1)

What can Jesus teach us about appropriating scripture for the purpose of discovering and fulfilling God’s will today? [Read more…]

Bringing Common Sense to the Abortion Debate

I’ve been involved with the abortion issue since the early 1980s and my views have changed over the years. They changed because I spoke respectfully with people and listened to what they had to say. [Read more…]