This week has been a rough one for those of us on the religious left. It’s not often that you have to defend your faith before a vast multitude of people who assume you believe something that you don’t—oh wait, nope that’s every day. This week just seemed to be worse. And it’s got me… Read More Defending Christians Is Hard to Do (Sometimes)
Barack Obama’s base of support is being betrayed by the administration—and they only have themselves to blame. With the election of Barack Obama in November of 2008, with the Hope campaign slogan and the possibility of the first black president of the United States becoming a reality, hope really did seem like a possibility for the… Read More Unquestioning Authority
I went to something tonight that I never really considered possible. Like, really possible. An entire community of people (people my age!), in my own town (not some fancy movie set!), working to actively show the world what it means to follow Christ. I know, I know, the platitudes, the fakeness that comes with saying… Read More #GoForth
Micah 2:8b-9 Whether ancient Israel or current America, evil does not change its tactics.
Just as an aside, I’m the one in blue, my old student pastor is the one in red. THIS just happened on my facebook
There are problems within the contemporary Church. While there have always been problems in the Church, as people are known for their fallibility, today people are leaving the Church in waves exponentially greater than those of previous generations. Most surprising of this news is that women, long considered the base of Church membership, have begun… Read More Women in Ministry and the Millennial Church