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…]

Exploring Biblical Gender Equality in Kenya

I received a curious email invitation from a church leader in Kenya asking me to speak on the topic of biblical gender equality. [Read more…]

Dear Christian, the world isn’t getting worse. In fact, it’s probably getting better.

I continue to be dismayed at how many Christians blithely assume things are getting worse. [Read more…]

Outside the Gate

I don’t much care for the Church. [Read more…]

No Condemnation!

I wanted to believe that it was God speaking to me, but I couldn’t because I had memorized Romans 8:1. [Read more…]

What Delilah Deserves

Delilah’s name has been synonymous with a scheming, treacherous woman. I think she deserves better. [Read more…]

A Better Way To Evangelize

The invitation of the gospel is not: Realize you are a wretched sinner who deserves to die. The invitation of the gospel is: Realize you are a beloved child of God called to reflect God’s image. [Read more…]

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…]