Sarah Silverman: Jesus Was Gender-fluid

Sarah Silverman is no stranger to controversy. Over the course of her career, the comedian has caught flack for using a racial slur, tweeting snarky rape prevention tips and more. This past Christmas Day, she did it again with this tweet: Like clockwork, conservatives took the internet to voice their displeasure by calling her a […]

Americans Becoming Less Religious

Recently, a friend posted a link to a Pew Research Center report titled “U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious” and asked “How do we reach people where they are at, without driving them away?” Not long before that, I heard a commercial for a church in Chapel Hill NC advertising an event to pack 20,000 meals for Stop […]

Fair?

“Who says life is fair?” That’s a question I heard multiple times growing up; usually preceded by me stomping my foot and whining, “That’s not fair!” I heard it from my mother, my teachers and just about anyone who happened to be in the vicinity when I threw my little fit. I continue to hear […]

S-A-V-E-D

There’s an old gospel song that goes by that name. The first verse goes: “Some folks jump and down all night and d-a-n-c-e, while others go to church to show brand new h-a-t. And, on their face, the put great gobs of p-a-i-n-t and then, they’ll have the brass to say they’re s-a-v-e-d. Chorus: It’s g-l-o-r-y to know I’m that […]

A New Series: Compassion Counts

For the third part in this series about how Jesus changed the world, we’re talking about compassion. To begin with, let’s get a definition of the word. According to Dictionary.com, compassion is “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.” Deep sympathy […]