“Is hell real?” What are we, six-year-olds?

Using the Bible to prove hell is real is like using a telescope to row a canoe. Read more

The brain-washing, fear-inducing world of the fundamentalism I knew

Sometimes people ask me why I became an Unfundamentalist Christian. Well, the main reason is that I know what REAL fundamentalism is like. Read more

Unfundamentalist Christians: That’s we in the corner

Hi! We’re the Unfundamentalist Christians! Nice to meet you! Thanks for having us, Patheos! We’ll totally try not to break anything. Read more

The Jesus Clown Car

The other day, I got run over by the Jesus Clown Car. Read more

A spontaneous prayer about the DOMA ruling

As you’re probably by now aware, today the Supreme Court declared a 1996 law denying federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples (the shamefully named Defense of Marriage Act) unconstitutional. When huge things happen in my life—things I know I can no sooner consciously process than I can fly a space shuttle—I turn to God. In this case, I want to thank God. I just learned of this ruling. So I thought that I would type my thanks/prayer as they’re actually happening… Read more

I Do Not Permit A Woman

In 1 Timothy 2:12, Paul says “I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet.” Read more

An open letter to Exodus International’s super-remorseful Alan Chambers

Dear Mr. Chambers: I am writing in regard to your apology yesterday for all the devastating things that your “ex-gay” organization, Exodus International, has done to LGBTQ people and their families over the past thirty-seven years. It’s so heartening when a person apologizes for how wrong they’ve been. (more…) Read more

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