Family and Relationships
Why Are Some Catholics "Militarizing" their Faith?
Angry Staff Officer
Jerry Falwell Jr.'s Christian Defense Of Donald Trump Has...
New! Faith Leaders Database
Holiness and Pentecostal
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Presbyterian and Reformed
see all religions
Chicagoland's Pastor Scandals Of Power
The Most Sobering Thing about the Racial Dot Map
Creationism is Bigger Than the Age of the Earth Question
An Open Letter To the So-Called Exhausted Majority
Resources For the Faith Seeker
E-Books and Other Special Offers
7 Day Prayer Challenge for Spouses
A Different Kind of Christian
Jesus Is Love
Pastors and Church Leaders
The Saints We Love
Who Is God?
Get newsletters and updates
get the latest from
Sign up for our newsletter
Get updates from Empathy Mining delivered straight to your inbox
Also, send me the Politics Blue Newsletter and special offers.
Also, send me the Politics Blue Newsletter.
Please also opt me in for Exclusive Offers from Patheos’s Partners
Privacy and Data Policy
Subscribe by Email
Select a Category
150 word story
Black Lives Matter
Christmas, Constitution, Bill of Rights
High School Basketball
Kids say the Darndest things
No Child Left Behind
Secret of Life
Small Town Indiana
words in red
Writing, Writing Process
Select a Month
January 18, 2019
Gotta Give Trump Credit for Helping to Honor His Campaign Promise to Drain the Swamp…But the Joke is on Him
One of the most popular refrains from Donald Trump's campaign was the slogan, "Drain the...
January 14, 2019
Go West, Young Man: One Man’s Long Strange Journey toward the Political Left
When you look at most maps, as you go to the left, you go west,...
January 07, 2019
It’s Time for Elected Officials to Stop Using the Bible to Be Sworn In
It was a big week of change in Washington D.C. The newly elected members of...
December 17, 2018
Be a Johnny Cash Christian
I always admired Johnny Cash, but recently, my estimation of him rose significantly when I...
December 07, 2018
We Shouldn’t Criticize Trump for His Actions at the Bush Funeral, He Was Just Being Honest
It was a very uncomfortable scene, that row of presidents and First Ladies. Actually, it...
November 28, 2018
Would Jesus Need a Gas Mask?
"Send us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free" Those words...
November 01, 2018
God, Let the Religious See How They are Being Manipulated for Political Gain
This week, Kanye West took another turn on his recent bizarre path into politics. Perhaps...
October 23, 2018
Who We Believe Doesn’t Matter, As Long As We Win
As I watch with numbed disbelief the ongoing bizarre events revolving around the Trump administration,...
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 20, 2018
When This is Over…
At some point, this is all going to be over. Eventually, this has to end....
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 23, 2018
One Nation, In Distress
Displaying an American Flag upside down is a recognized symbol of distress. The U.S. flag...
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...
August 01, 2018
Walking Gingerly Along the Front Lines of the Coming Civil War
At some level, I think everyone can feel it. Likely, many are too afraid to...
July 22, 2018
We Need More Mr. Rogers Christians
He was a man of deep Christian faith, an ordained Presbyterian minister, and a Republican....
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 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 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...
June 06, 2018
Christian, Are You Pro-Life or Pro-Real Life?
It is among the most frustrating things in the always frustrating amalgamation of Christianity and...
June 02, 2018
Here Lies a Broken Christian
Ignorance, they say, is bliss. I never really bought into that old saying, but now...
May 22, 2018
Right (or Wrong) on Time
It seems every year or two, somebody claims to have figured out when the world...
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 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....
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,...
Related posts from
Go West, Young Man: One Man's Long Strange...
It's Time for Elected Officials to Stop Using...
Be a Johnny Cash Christian
We Shouldn't Criticize Trump for His Actions at...
Advertise With Us
Terms of Service
Write For Us
Follow Us on Facebook
Copyright 2008-2017, Patheos. All rights reserved.