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December 24, 2018
“Christmas Heresy” by Andrew Robinson (Guest Poem)
“Centuries and generations of white Jesus art have convinced us that Christmas is about us.”
December 10, 2018
The 4 Jesuses I Love (And I Don‘t Mean the 4 Gospels)
It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Jesus, but there isn’t just one...
November 18, 2018
An Open Letter to Brian Zahnd: On Full Participation in the Church
Dear Brian, I cannot overstate the positive impact you’ve had on my life. I’m so...
October 16, 2018
The Actual Danger of Marcionism in Progressive Christianity
What could Nazis and an ancient heresy have to do with progressive Christianity? I’ll give...
September 27, 2018
Marrying Differently: Why I Call My Polyamorous Relationships Marriage (Guest Post)
In this guest post, we’ll hear from Annie Thomas, as she shares her story of...
September 25, 2018
Southern Baptist Performs Polyamorous Wedding (Guest Post)
I’m thrilled to announce the marriage of some friends of mine, and I’m honored that...
August 31, 2018
A Manifesto of Sorts for Hippie Heretics (and a New Facebook Group)
We are an online community of people seeking a safe space for discussion and fellowship...
August 25, 2018
On the Gender of God & Divine Pronouns
Our use of exclusively male pronouns for God has allowed us to subconsciously fall into...
August 03, 2018
Why I Value Christian “Orthodoxy”
I think I've just pinpointed, for myself, why I so value Christian “orthodoxy,” even though...
July 03, 2018
Rethinking Petitionary Prayer with Mark Karris (Review of Divine Echoes)
In Divine Echoes, Mark Karris tackles our understanding of petitionary prayer in light of the...
June 19, 2018
In the Beginning Was Love
In the beginning was Love. Love was with God, and Love was God, for God...
May 31, 2018
Top 25 Favorite Hymns of Progressive Christians
Based on your responses, here are the 25 hymns most loved by progressive Christians—and we...
May 23, 2018
Has Inerrancy Become More Important than Orthodoxy?
The small conference I attended this past weekend may not represent American Christians on the...
May 09, 2018
What Hymns Still Work for You as a Progressive Christian?
I love the hymns I sang as a child, but so many of them are...
April 16, 2018
The Theology of Battlestar Galactica (A New Podcast)
For any fans of science fiction and theology, I’d like to draw your attention to...
April 12, 2018
Hell & Mr. Pearson (A Review of Come Sunday)
Come Sunday starts off with a familiar scenario. Our main character is seated on a...
April 01, 2018
How Smoking a Pipe Turned Me Into a Calvinist
Everyone knows of the health risks associated with smoking a pipe. But no one ever...
March 21, 2018
Different Faiths, Same Religion
We all have a faith, and we all have a religion, but the two aren’t...
March 14, 2018
My “Silly Little Article” and a Powerful Response
Jera Brown asks, “Why must it be silly to imagine that an embodied version of...
January 29, 2018
A Response to My Former Self on Unity & Theological Essentials
Four years ago, I wrote a chapter for the book, Simple Church: Unity Within Diversity....
January 23, 2018
Could Jesus Have Been Biologically Intersex?
Here are a few reasons why I think that Jesus may have been intersex. That...
January 16, 2018
How Trump and an Unlikely Parable Changed My Mind about Voting
Despite my opposition to Donald Trump, I chose not to vote in the 2016 United...
January 08, 2018
The Many Marriages of David & Solomon
David is nothing short of abusive toward his wives. But Solomon appears to truly love...
December 14, 2017
The Beautiful Gospel of WHEAT Distilled (with Danny Prada)
My friend Danny Prada, lead pastor of HeartWay Church, has distilled the points of WHEAT...
December 07, 2017
Tantric Jesus by James Hughes Reho (Book Review)
I was gearing up to enjoy this book. Reho is a good writer, and it’s...
December 05, 2017
The New Testament: A Translation by David Bentley Hart (Book Review)
It’s quirky and awkward, and I love it! Hart has gifted us with a meticulously...
November 15, 2017
Jacob’s Marriage to Leah, Rachel, Bilhah & Zilpah
Jacob is only said to have loved one woman, but patriarchy pushed him into marrying...
November 10, 2017
Abram’s Marriage to Sarai, Hagar, Keturah & Others
Sarai and Hagar had their fair share of disputes. Did their conflicts stem from polygamy?...
November 07, 2017
Polygamy and the Problem of Patriarchy
Does the Bible critique polygamy by demonstrating problems in polygamous marriages? Or could patriarchy be...
October 30, 2017
What Are Polyamorous Christians to Make of Karl Barth? (Guest Post)
Karl Barth’s relationship with Charlotte von Kirschbaum has created quite a stir. What might polyamory...
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