Christian Persecution?

Ever since the issue of marriage equality popped up on the national radar, conservative Christians have been worried about being “persecuted for their beliefs” (and by “persecuted for their beliefs”, I mean “not allowed to shit on gay people anymore”). We’ve heard about bakers getting in trouble for refusing to make cakes for “gay” weddings, fears […]

Privilege, It’s What’s for Dinner.

One of my favorite people in the whole world is Kimberly Knight. Her Coming Out Christian blog on Patheos is a must-read for me, we’re Facebook and Twitter friends and we even know each other in real life. A church and tech nerd of the first order, she’s “down with the J-man” and a Jesus […]

On the “Other”

Other _ view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself. The action of othering is not unknown to progressive Christians. We see it every day in the way minorities are treated, the way LGBT people are routinely dehumanized and the poor are blamed for being poor. What’s harder to […]