What Would Jesus Do?

As the American public’s acceptance of people who are LGBTQ grows, social conservatives have started to freak out a little bit; and, by “freak out a little bit”, I mean, “totally lose their shit”. Several states have either passed “religious freedom” laws or have one being debated in their legislatures. The most famous is Indiana’s, […]

Why I Am a Christian

Let me begin by saying that I hate apologetics. Whatever they may have been in the past, today, they’re basically a way of saying “I’m right, you’re wrong and you’re going to hell unless you agree with me”. I’m writing this with desperate hope that it doesn’t come off that way. In a recent post, Tony Jones […]

Is the Church Failing Young People? Pt VI

It’s Not a Club. Happy Monday, everyone! While that may be an oxymoron for you working stiffs, it’s not for me. Since I’ve retired, every day is like the weekend, which shows just how great a gig retirement truly is. And, on that cheerful note, I’ll dive right into today’s topic: young people wrestle with […]

You Can Choose?

via CNN Recently, Joel Osteen has been on a couple of CNN programs (Piers Morgan and Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien) and both times, he’s been asked about his beliefs about same-sex orientation. Both times, Osteen tried to dance around his statement that homosexuality is a sin. Both times, the hosts held his feet to the fire […]