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September 11, 2018
Make Room for Doubt, It’s Not a Weakness
We live in an age where it increasingly feels like everyone has to be right....
August 27, 2018
A Handy Voting Guide for Compassionate Christians
We are quickly approaching that season where churches across the nation will begin handing out...
August 16, 2018
School Choice Vouchers, Private Religious Schools, and the Constitution
The Hoosier State has been at the forefront of the controversial school voucher program. Few...
August 10, 2018
Love Will Come Riding a Blue Wave
Just look at what we have become. Every day, there is a new batch of...
July 10, 2018
Stop Saying We Are a Christian Nation and Act Like One
I hear it all the time and it never fails to make me cringe--this is...
June 24, 2018
How Should Progressive Christians Feel about Sarah Sanders and the Red Hen?
Before I begin, I should come right out and admit that I don't know exactly...
June 14, 2018
Christian, If You Want to Make America Great, Take a Stand Against the Hate
The imagery washed over me in waves of disgust, awakening me in the wee small...
June 02, 2018
Here Lies a Broken Christian
Ignorance, they say, is bliss. I never really bought into that old saying, but now...
April 23, 2018
Lean Not: The Battle for Control of the Christian Narrative
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding....
March 30, 2018
In Name Only
Some of the things I write get quite a few comments. Most of the time,...
March 28, 2018
An Open Letter to the Founding Fathers
Dear Founders, I'm writing to you from 2018. You might be happy to know that...
March 04, 2018
Christian Trump Supporter, Where Have You Placed Your Faith?
I'm going to try to put into words what's been on my heart for a...
February 20, 2018
Faith is a Shield, Not a Weapon
Faith is a mysterious and fickle thing. Everyone on earth puts their faith in something....
February 12, 2018
Conservative Christian Friends, Please Tell Me You Don’t Think Michelle Obama is a Man
I'm barely familiar with Alex Jones. I know he has a radio show and a...
January 17, 2018
History is Watching Us and Taking Notes
About 18 months ago, after some soul searching, I made a big change in my life....
December 19, 2017
Right Wing Christians–Even if You’re Right, You’re Wrong
I used to count myself in your number, right wing Christians. I used to buy...
December 08, 2017
The right decision in the case of the gay wedding cake isn’t as obvious as I wish it was
I wish it was simple. I wish what I want in my heart was obviously...
December 01, 2017
Where is the Line Between Unity and Liberty?
Where is the Line Between Unity and Liberty? This question has been eating away at...
November 09, 2017
Hope is Rising in Trump’s America
It's been a full year now since that most unlikely of presidential elections in American...
October 23, 2017
The Devaluing of Diversity
I've done a lot of driving around my Hoosier state the last few days. I've covered...
September 17, 2017
I'm currently involved in a small group book study. The book is called Christ Have Mercy:...
September 12, 2017
Kyrie Eleison: This nation needs mercy not finger pointing
I've never been one to ascribe suffering to the selective punishment of God. Perhaps I'm...
August 30, 2017
We Don’t Need Your Nashville Statement, We Know What You Think Already
You continue to single out one "sin" and harp upon it above all others--a very...
August 27, 2017
Giving Up a Little Bit of Me So You Can Be You
That's me in that picture. I was about 18 then and I was in the...
August 06, 2017
What If It Didn’t Matter?
"If a boy tells his parents he is attracted to another boy, he should be...
August 03, 2017
I’m tired and numbed by the constant noise of Trump’s America
With the passing of each new day, the news from the White House gets more...
July 16, 2017
Master Moves Made by the Far-Right Have Dominated the Game
Politics is a chess game--a cold-blooded, high-stakes, winner-takes-all game. For the past few years, the...
July 07, 2017
Salt is Like That
Salt is one of the most versatile things in the world. Two elements, sodium and...
June 27, 2017
The Liberating Power in the Potential of Wrongness–Making Room for Empathy
A smart man might firmly believe he is right. A wise man understands that he...
June 07, 2017
What to Do with Paul?
When a writer decides to take a public stand on a controversial issue, he had...
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