Love Wins

Since I began to embrace a more progressive view of Christianity, there are times when I wish I was a devoutly conservative evangelical; a fundamentalist, even. The more I read and learn about the faith and the ¬†man I’ve chosen to follow, the more questions I have. Some of those questions can be…, uncomfortable. And, […]

The Easter Chicken

In my last post, I included an excerpt from Will D. Campbell’s Brother to Dragonfly¬†where he talks about a conversion moment in his life that occurred during a conversation with his friend, P. D. East. East was a newspaper publisher and journalist who, by advocating complete integration in 1960’s Mississippi, pretty much destroyed his journalistic […]

Holy Week

Well, it’s Holy Week and I can’t resist the temptation to write about it. The problem is I’m not exactly sure what I want to say. Of course, I could do the whole theological navel-gazing thing and blather on about whether there was a physical resurrection or not. And, there’s always the atonement argument. You […]

What it Means

Today is Good Friday. According to Christian belief and tradition, it’s when Jesus was arrested, tried and crucified. It is a day when fundamental and evangelical Christians prepare for Easter Sunday secure in the knowledge that this act paid for their ticket to Heaven. Not so progressive Christians. Well, this progressive Christian; I probably shouldn’t […]