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October 10, 2018
Conservative Christian, the Voting Booth Can Be Your Confessional and Nobody Needs to Know
Forgive me America, for I have sinned. Like Adam and Eve in the Garden, I...
September 26, 2018
What if Donald Trump were _______________?
Let's face it, we have a president that might not be qualified to do most...
September 05, 2018
These Nikes on My Feet
I never gave them a second thought when I bought these shoes. It didn't really...
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...
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 29, 2018
Christian Trump Supporters, You’re Entitled to Your Convictions, But Please Admit Who Your Teammates Are
Someone has said that not all Trump supporters are racists, but all racists are Trump...
June 22, 2018
The Coming Civil War
I write this from the cradle of the American Civil War. Just down the road...
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...
May 10, 2018
This is America–We Watch the Dancers
I was unfamiliar with the song and the artist before a friend posted it on...
May 04, 2018
Dear Franklin Graham, Do You Think I’ll Burn in Hell?
Dear Franklin Graham, Do you think I am a Godless heathen? Do you believe I...
April 10, 2018
When the need to be better than someone is stronger than the call to love them
America is always in a constant state of tension between our lofty ideals about equality...
March 30, 2018
In Name Only
Some of the things I write get quite a few comments. Most of the time,...
March 13, 2018
A Meme is Worth a Thousand Words–How Nationalism Blinds Conservative Christians
This week, I have had two different conservative Christian social media friends share memes that...
March 10, 2018
We Need Mister Rogers
Like most people my age, I grew up with Mister Rogers. His show began right...
February 02, 2018
Lessons in Love and the Little Rock 9
It’s the beginning of Black History Month. I’m going to try to share some black...
January 31, 2018
Worker Bees and the Politics of Poverty
We are a nation of worker bees. We have been so for a long, long...
January 28, 2018
Modify the river’s course Make the waters work for you Cast your lots with loaded...
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....
January 12, 2018
A Letter to Martin Luther King, from Trump’s America
Dear Martin, You don't know me. Our paths never crossed. I was a just a...
January 10, 2018
Thomas Jefferson, Perplexing Paradoxical Patriarch (or, Ain’t That America)
The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is upon us and Black History Month is right...
January 10, 2018
Let Us Turn Our Thoughts Today to Martin Luther King
Last year at work, we took a survey to find out whether we had ingrained racial...
January 01, 2018
Did God Place Donald Trump in Power for a Reason?
If you've read any of my writing over the past year and a half, you'll...
December 27, 2017
The Hypocrisy Gene
Nothing irritates a hypocrite more than hypocrisy. Perhaps Americans hate hypocrisy so much because it...
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 13, 2017
The victory of Doug Jones over Roy Moore reveals smoldering embers of hope
It was no ordinary special election to fill a Senate seat vacancy. This election...
November 02, 2017
An Indelible Stain
No matter what happens from here on out, it feels the damage is done. We...
October 25, 2017
The Tectonics of Rioting
For days, the city was a disaster area. When the news broke, the bubbling magma...
September 30, 2017
Christian Trump supporter, what’s it going to take?
Legendary publisher, Hugh Hefner died this week at the age of 91. The nature of...
September 28, 2017
When Conservative Christians’ Patriotism Overwhelms Their Heart for the Hurting
Patriotism has shrouded the hearts of too many Christians. Too many have sold their soul...
September 27, 2017
5 cards conservatives keep up their sleeves for any discussion on racial problems
The NFL's controversial Take a Knee protests have the nation talking about racial issues. That's...
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