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March 04, 2012
My Interview on the Third Great Awakening (Pittsburgh Morning Sun)
I'm speaking at an area assembly in Pittsburgh, Kansas, next week and the local paper...
February 28, 2012
More Sh*t Emergent Christians Say
My friend Travis Mamone posted a follow up video to his first, Shit Emergent Christians...
February 27, 2012
If It’s Armageddon, Do I Have To Do My Homework?
My son, Mattias, was in a religious school in town for a while for preschool....
February 17, 2012
Who Would Jesus Glitter Bomb?
For starters, I'll apologize for not including my usual images and links. I poured an...
February 16, 2012
NBA’s Jeremy Lin and The “Messiah Formula”
No, he doesn't go down on one knee every time he nails a dunk or...
February 15, 2012
Hottest Topics of the Past Month
I decided it was kind of fun to go back and see what folks are...
February 08, 2012
Examining John Piper’s “Masculine Christianity”
I really want to give people like John Piper the benefit of the doubt. Given...
February 06, 2012
Shedding Blood in God’s Name
I'll admit I'm a sucker for stories about the malleability of human morality. From the...
January 27, 2012
Mark Driscoll on Women as “Weaker Vessels”
First, I owe an apology for mis-quoting Mars Hill's Pastor Mark Driscoll in an earlier...
January 27, 2012
Mark Driscoll: Sadist Pastor on the (Mars) Hill
I grew up in the Baptist Church as many of you already know. While there...
January 23, 2012
GOP Nostalgia is a Symptom of Privilege
There's an awful lot of talk in the political forum lately about restoring America to...
January 20, 2012
I Continue to Fail “The Poor”
I'd like to think I'm pretty consistent in my advocacy for the poor. I have...
January 14, 2012
From Sex to Satan, Some Churches Will Try Anything
I wrote a piece earlier this week about Pastor Ed Young and his wife doing...
January 11, 2012
Sex Experiments for Jesus?
Having grown up in the Dallas.Fort Worth area, I'm quite familiar with the Grapevine, Texas...
January 07, 2012
Can Mormonism Ever Go Mainstream?
The Mormon faith has gotten more attention in the last couple of years than most...
December 19, 2011
The Human Cost of Blogging
“I got my reasons to live. I worked hard to figure out what they are....
December 15, 2011
Matisyahu’s Naked Face: Religious Exodus?
When I shaved my head and posted photos on my Facebook page, I got about...
December 14, 2011
All American Muslims, Meet Un-Christ-Like Christians
Perhaps nothing has helped the ratings of The Learning Channel's new show, All American Muslim,...
December 12, 2011
Tim Tebow: The Mile High Messiah
You don't have to be from Colorado these days to hear about the so-called "Tebow...
December 03, 2011
Kierkegaard: What is a Poet?
Recently I wrote an article about preachers and the risks of false prophecy we face...
December 02, 2011
Soundgarden, John Mayer, Bowling Alleys and Advent
My eight-year-old son, Mattias, just recently had his eighth birthday, complete with a magician, bunnies,...
November 30, 2011
Finding Good in College Sports Sex Scandals
First Penn State coaches are embroiled in sexual abuse scandal, and now Syracuse. I'll spare...
November 25, 2011
Preacher or False Prophet?
My first job in a church was as a music minister. I loved the senior...
November 22, 2011
Jesus’ Moment of Atheism
I’ve been working my way through Peter Rollins’ new book, Insurrection, when I came across...
November 21, 2011
Have a Little Faith: The Movie
I'll admit I'm a little biased since my brother-in-law, Patrick Don Vito, edited this movie,...
November 17, 2011
We, the Pharisees
I was asked to read and reflect on a portion of Matt Woodley's new mediation...
November 17, 2011
PETA Porn: Humans are Animals Too
Most people I encounter on a daily basis recognize People for the Ethical Treatment of...
November 16, 2011
Three Cups of Lies: How Much Do Facts Matter?
Greg Mortenson's bestselling book, "Three Cups of Tea," made tremendous waves when it hit bookshelves....
November 16, 2011
A Talk with “BLUE LIKE JAZZ” Film Director Steve Taylor
While I was at Soularize in San Diego, Amy and I had the chance to...
November 15, 2011
When Legislating Morality Falls Short
I was doing my daily browsing of blogs, catching up on the news and opinions...
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