Tag Archives: Bigotry

Nope, John Piper… You Don’t Get To Use The Name “Nashville” In Your Bigoted, Anti-Gay Statement.

Not my town, John. Not OUR town. Find another name for your homophobic manifesto. Nashville is NOT on board with your hate-filled, exclusionist version of God. You don’t get to name it “The Nashville Statement” (an anti-gay treatise which you … Continue reading

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Divinity School Drama, and Questioning Diversity’s Moral Goodness

You might not have woken up today and thought to yourself, “I wonder what’s going on in the Duke Divinity School.” Welp, too bad… Because I’m going to tell you. Here it is: Drama–That’s what… Divinity School Drama. So first I’m going … Continue reading

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No. I Won’t Get Over It.

Yeah… We get it. The fact that you voted for Trump does not mean that you are sexist… It just means that–for you–the litany of wildly offensive and overtly misogynistic statements he made were not significant enough to disqualify him. And … Continue reading

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On President Trump, From A Heartbroken Christian

Forgive me for not writing sooner. It has been a hard couple days. And since it doesn’t seem to be getting any easier, I might as well give it a try… For me, my support of Hillary Clinton as a … Continue reading

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Choosing Between Jesus and Trump

Listen… I get it–You’ve been told for about 30 years that “Christian” and “Republican” are basically synonyms. And it’s hard–when that is your reality–to think about voting for anyone other than the republican nominee for president… Even when it looks like that … Continue reading

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If This Is Christianity, Count Me Out

I don’t want to be a Christian anymore. Not if people like Jerry Falwell, Jr. get to call themselves “Christian.” Not if Donald Trump gets to stand up in front of Liberty University– reading from “Two Corinthians” and feigning devotion–and call himself a Christian … Continue reading

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We Are Better Than Donald Trump

That’s really all I wanted to say. I wanted to remind all of you that we are better than than this. We are better than fear. We are better than hatred. We are better than bigotry. We are better than … Continue reading

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A Different Boston Marathon Story

As everyone memorialized and remembered the story of the Boston Marathon bombing, I was reminded again today of a story that is pregnant with hope. And redemption. And love. It is the story of the first woman to run in the … Continue reading

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