Finding Community in the Image of God

The all-expansive, communal image of God that is bestowed on us requires that we reaffirm those who have received less-than-image-of-God status. Read more

Anti-Fundamentalism: Divisive, Not Exclusionary

When did we decide that division was an intrinsically bad thing and, conversely, that unity was intrinsically good? Read more

Faith in the Fog: Science, Atheism and the Search for Proof

One of the biggest steps toward learning to deal with my own crippling skepticism has been to convince myself that Christianity is not irrational. Read more

Faith in the Fog: Surviving as a Skeptical Christian

Experiencing serious doubt and skepticism can be tough, scary, and depressing, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re losing your faith. It could be the first step into a deeper, richer, more authentic faith. Read more

The Racist God of America

I remember the first time I realized that the god of the majority of American Christianity was basically racist. Read more

God Made Adam, Eve, and Steve

For the good part of thirty years, I held to the belief that homosexuality was a sin in the eyes of God. Read more

Post-Pentecost, Hope of Love Remains!

This Pentecost is a special one, like all other Pentecosts, like all days. Read more

An Open Letter to Christians Who Are Against Homosexuality, From a Homosexual Christian

Christians claim to be full of love. Christians claim to not be judgmental. But so many Christians have absolutely no idea how wrong and hurtful they are. Read more

I Miss You Too, But…

I miss my former church. I do. And I don’t think I was prepared for that feeling because of the certainty I had in my decision to leave. Read more

The Real Face of the Persecuted

Two and a half years ago, Florida charity worker Arnold Abbott made world headlines when he was arrested. His crime? Feeding the homeless. Read more

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