NC’s Own Westboro Baptist Church?

Yesterday, after a great worship service and breakfast with my friends, I walked out of church to this:                         Yes, beloved, these people are protesting my church. Why? I’m not really sure; I wanted to ask, but they wouldn’t stop preaching at me long enough […]

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, […]

We All Need To Be Saved From Something

Depending on who you talk to, salvation can be a touchy subject. For a conservative evangelical or a fundamentalist, salvation is about belief; i. e. to be saved, one must believe in Jesus. To a progressive, however, salvation is as much about what you do as it is what you believe. You can probably guess […]

Cupcakes and World Views

Recently, a friend tweeted “I thought it was about cupcake recipes, but it turns out that The Cupcake Bible is a Bible with a cupcake on the cover.” To which, I replied “Well, that’s disappointing. If it’s not recipes, you’d think they’d at least include some cupcake-related commentary.” After I shared that, I began to […]

Complimentary? Not Hardly

Outside of a few references to specific people, I haven’t said much about women here and that’s not good. I tend to wear blinders when I start in on certain issues and don’t always see other important ones. Sometimes, it takes a slap upside the head to get my attention and this time was no […]