Category Archives: 1) Jesus

Blogs about how we relate to God, how he relates to us, and how we relate to each other.

An Easter Sermon From A Used-To-Be Christian

I almost never do guest posts on my blog, but I really wanted you all to see this. This was written by my friend Lars… A person I’ve never met in real life, but a person I respect and love. … Continue reading

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I Just Cried At A Walmart

One of the things which stresses me out the most is the inability to articulate what’s happening inside of me. So tonight — on the eve of my wife’s cancer surgery — I’m going to try to sort that out… … Continue reading

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Fun With Cancer

So it turns out my wife has cancer… We found out this week. She noticed a lump on her neck, and after having it checked out, she got sent her in for a biopsy. They say “biopsy,” but the correct … Continue reading

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“All Sins Are Equal,” and Other Christian Nonsense

“No sin is worse than any other.” You’ve probably heard this little piece of “christian” craziness before. I remember hearing it as a child, growing up in the Calvinist tradition of my family. It is a widely accepted absurdity meant … Continue reading

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School Shootings and Fake Christians

I think that Christianity divorced from Reason is one of the most destructive forces on the planet. And the brand of religion that makes people choose between faith and rationality has been on full display since this most recent school shooting … Continue reading

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Moana Is The Movie The World Needs Right Now

Sometimes, when it all gets to be too much — When all of the Trumps and the Lies and the Liars and the Roy Moores and the Defenders of Pedophilia and the Jerry Falwells and the Fake Christians and the Alabama … Continue reading

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53 “Pastors” Support For Child Molester Roy Moore for Senate… Here Are Their Church’s Phone Numbers

What is happening in Alabama politics right now is a microcosm of what is happening in our nation. We have Doug Jones, a competent and honorable man who prosecuted the men who bombed the Church and killed four little girls … Continue reading

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What The Bible Says About “Thoughts & Prayers” and Gun Violence

“Suppose a brother or sister is sick and without healthcare, or living with an increasing sense that any day now, someone they love will be taken from them by some asshole with an AR-15 because of the steady drumbeat of … Continue reading

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Geneviéve Jones-Wright: A Profile In Christian Compassion, Justice, and Sanity

These days, it can probably seem like most people identifying as “Christians” have gone crazy. If you’re anything like me, when you see the percentage of people (especially white people) calling themselves “Christians” while continuing to support an objectively ANTI-JESUS … Continue reading

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The Reason This Man Didn’t Explain That He Was Not A Muslim

His name is Jagmeet Singh. And chances are good you’ve probably seen his face pop up on your social media over the last few days. At a recent campaign event in Canada, he was interrupted by a irate woman who … Continue reading

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