Why Not Sign the Nashville Statement?

Here is why I would not sign the Nashville Statement … Read more

More Than a Follower

It might just be me, having been raised in legalistic Christianity, but I struggle with the way discipleship is often portrayed. Read more

What’s So Confusing About Grace?

The answer to the question posed by the title of Randal Rauser’s new book, What’s So Confusing About Grace? is “just about everything,” especially if you grew up, as Rauser did, in the North American evangelical subculture of the 80s and 90s. Read more

Conservatives Double-Down on Archaic Views on Sexuality, Bigots Sing Their Praise

While many are denouncing the theology espoused in the Nashville Statement, others, like Westboro Baptist Church member Atticus Beauregard Chesterfield, are championing it. Read more

Whose Feet?

Even given all the disagreement within the Christian tradition as to theology and church polity, one would hope we still agree that Christians are to serve others with humility and grace. Like the Lord we claim to follow, we are the ones to be washing feet and not the other way around. Read more

What If the Great Command of Jesus Was Literally the Entire Point of Following His Ways?

In reality, trying to convert someone is not loving — it’s just not. Read more

Hell by Way of a Gingerbread Cookie

So how do people end up in hell if it is not simply because they goofed? To answer that question, I’d like to take a journey back for a moment to one day in kindergarten, just a few months after my conversion. It all started with a cookie, but not just any cookie. This was a special cookie. Read more

When the Bible Doesn’t Give You History

What if the Bible doesn’t line up with history? Read more

Gagnon out at PC(USA) Seminary

Robert Gagnon — the anti-gay theologian whose abuse of scholarship was rivaled only by his abuse of people — is out at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. Read more

Can Progressive Christians Reclaim Ancient Creeds?

I am a progressive Christian, mindful of the baggage that creeds carry and the pitfalls that they can open up. Read more


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