I Am a Pre-Existing Condition

Perhaps you have never been denied health insurance for a pre-existing medical condition, and you think you don’t know anyone who has, which is why you support the repeal of the ACA, including coverage for pre-existing conditions. [Read more…]

An Open Letter from the Syrian Border

Self-proclaimed Christian nation, I wish the lives of others mattered to you as much as Starbucks coffee cups. I know the guy you call savior instructed you to love others as yourselves, but that seems to have become more of a catchy phrase than an actual command to live by. [Read more…]

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…]

Trump’s Travel Ban Hurts American Children

My daughter is terrified of what will happen to her because of her faith and beliefs and the country in which her grandparents were born. Something is awfully wrong with that picture.
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The Love of My Refugee Friend

American Christians, those who support the refugee ban, I have a friend I would like you to meet. [Read more…]

Why “God Is Sovereign” Is Not Enough (And What You Can Do Instead)

I have had some iteration of the phrase, Don’t worry, God is sovereign, thrown at me twice in the last 24 hours … [Read more…]

Inauguration Day, the Women’s March and the Lonely in Between

It’s obvious we live in a divisive time. But lately I’ve started to wonder if we live in an oversimplified one as well. [Read more…]

The “Alternative Facts” of Fundamentalist Religion

I see a clear parallel between fundamentalist religion and Kellyanne Conway’s defense of an obvious falsehood about the crowd size at the presidential inauguration. [Read more…]