It’s Complimentary Pt II

The doctrine of complementarianism is not what you’d call “near and dear” to my heart. Truthfully, I find it tedious and even a little infuriating. All the more so because my oldest daughter is a good conservative evangelical and thinks this is the way God intends families to operate. As the word “infuriating” implies, I don’t. Personally, […]

It’s Not Easy Being White

Satire: a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn. (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) As I’ve mentioned in several posts, a little over a week ago, I attended the Emergence Christianity conference. One of the features of the conference was something called “PechaKucha” presentations. Now, as a card-carrying southern white man, I am automatically suspicious […]

How NOT to Love Your Neighbor

I get accused (by well-meaning friends and family) of only talking about what I think is wrong with the world in general and the Christian community in particular. I do listen and, every now and then, step down off my soapbox for a little while. But, every time I promise myself that I’m going to start being […]