Public SquareBack to School: Homeschooling and the Public Education Quandary
How do faith choices shape the discussion about the education of our children?
Emergent VillageWe Need to Care About the Dakota Access Pipeline
German Shepherds have always freaked me out. I remember being about 7 years old and watching a documentary about the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s with my father and seeing footage and pictures of men, women, and children, all of whom shared my dark skin, being attacked by German Shepherds in the street during [Read More...]
Ellen Painter DollarDisability as the Last Acceptable Prejudice
In the face of entrenched prejudice and misunderstanding about disabilities and the people who live with them, we have to start somewhere. I’ve chosen to start by telling my story, with its contradictions, over and over and over.
Kimberly KnightThe Beautiful and Terrified Heart of One Lesbian’s Mama
It’s been almost six years since mama died and it has taken me nearly twice that long to understand her beautiful, terrified heart. By all accounts, Beverly was a loving wife and mother. To my father she was devoted and true, to her daughters, a constant presence of self-sacrifice. Life with mama was golden… …and [Read More...]
Unfundamentalist ChristiansIt’s time to trump the Trump with the Jesus card
I have had to break a vow. Several months ago I made a commitment to not be partisan. I said I would talk about political issues without naming political candidates. I would focus... [Read More]
slacktivistTaste the rainbow
• So the first presidential debate of this election is tonight and the big question on everyone’s mind is whether or not Donald Trump can pretend to be something other than... [Read More]
Paperback TheologyAndy Stanley and Charles Stanley – What Really Happened?
For years I’ve heard the whispers about what happened between Andy Stanley, one of the most famous and influential pastors and leaders, and his father Charles Stanley, equally... [Read More]
Why I Still Talk to Jesus -- In Spite of Everything
Saying Hillary is just the “lesser of two evils” when comparing her to Trump is like saying a college kid arrested for selling pot on campus is the “lesser of two evils” when compared to Brock Turner's raping a young woman...
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