The National Religious Liberties(?) Conference

These days, it seems like bat shit crazy is everywhere you look. Between Ben Carson’s notion that Joseph (you know, from the Bible?) built the pyramids to serve as grain silos, people getting their shorts in a knot over a god damn paper cup and the mere fact that human hair ball Donald Trump is […]

A Change Of Heart

After another state’s sterling effort at executing one of their wards, the death penalty is back in the news. If you have no idea what I’m talking about here (and, you’re too lazy to click the link), Oklahoma recently executed Clayton Lockett. Unfortunately, it didn’t exactly go to plan and, by all accounts, Lockett suffered horribly […]

It’s All Sacred

I’m going to start this by telling you a secret: I share controversal pictures or statuses on Facebook just to get a rise out of my conservative friends.  A few days ago, I shared the picture to the left and it received the following comment: “I’m not Catholic but I think they have a great record on […]

Religion and Politics

It is conventional wisdom that if you want to stay friends with someone, you don’t discuss religion and politics with them. In the hyper-politicized climate we live in (especially when the election cycle cranks up), discussing politics isn’t optional; it’s required. And, in a lot the circles I run in, religion is the same. Needless […]

Happy Freakin’ New Year

I suppose I should’ve written this yesterday, or even last week, but I tend to procrastinate  on an Olympic level so you’re getting my New Year’s post a day late. It works out, though, because I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about today. Yesterday, I was in Greensboro, spending time with my daughters and […]

A Few Christian Truths

Christians like to talk about truth.  Well, that’s not really accurate, is it?  What Christians really like to do is claim they are in possession of the ultimate truth.  It seems to me, though, that many times that “truth” is narrow-minded, exclusive and just plain mean-spirited.  The other day, I saw a photo on Facebook listing 25 […]