You Need A Big, Steaming Cup Of STFU

On Wednesday, I posted a response to an incredibly douchey post by Matt Walsh concerning Caitlyn Jenner. Unfortunately, Walsh isn’t the only person making shitty comments about Jenner and, by extension, trans people everywhere. Now, some folks might think I shouldn’t share the words of these assholes because it gives them the attention they so […]

“Truth In Love”?

That’s a statement you’ll hear a lot from fundamentalist Christians. In fact, it ranks right up there with “Hate the sin, love the sinner” in its use. The only problem is they’re using it wrong, because there’s not a lot of love in some Christian’s speech when it comes to the LGBT community. I’m on my […]

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 […]

Spiritual Bullying

Spiritual bullying…, not two words you expect to see together, but it happens. Probably the most visible aspect of spiritual bullying is that old chestnut, “Love sinner, hate the sin”, which is almost always applied to LGBT folks. Interesting note, that particular phrase doesn’t come from the Bible. The exact quote comes from Mohandas K. Gandhi’s autobiography. […]

Part of Two of Our Series: Everybody Learns

Education is a theme that doesn’t often get associated with Jesus, but He had a hand in changing it, also. Before Jesus, education tended to be reserved for the élite. In Israelite culture, around the age of 5, young boys spent a good part of their day in synagogue memorizing the Torah. Those who showed […]

That’s Not Love

I hate beating a dead horse, but I guess there are some things that need to be repeated. Perhaps, even, ad nauseam. Evidently, the idea that being loving means attacking people over one of the things that makes up who we are is one of them. I say this because last night I showed my […]

Republican Jesus

I don’t know if you’ve heard the term “Republican Jesus” or not, but you’ve seen the results of the thinking behind it all over the place. According to Uncyclepedia, “Republican Jesus is the central figure in the Republican religion” and is “most certainly white-skinned (as pictured right) even though he (unfortunately) comes from the Middle […]

What is a Christian?

If you’ve ever needed proof that people  lose their minds during election season, the current one provides ample proof. Right now, the economy is still sluggish, millions are out of work, gas prices are going up and the deficit is at a record high. All of these are grist for the Republican mill, so what are they going after? […]

Does You Really Think He Cares?

Friday, I shared the picture to the left on Facebook. I like it because it’s nice and snarky. I’ll admit I shared it to get a rise out of people. And, it worked. Within a few minutes, a friend of mine said ” I really don’t think its appropriate to refer to Jesus Christ as a hippie freak”.  […]

Jesus Is the Reason for the Season?

Actually, he’s kinda not, but you’re going to hear this a lot for the next few weeks.  Especially since the official propaganda apparatus of the Republican Party (Fox News) claims there”s a war on Christmas.  Plus, Rick Perry has decided that the culture wars give him the best shot at eating into Newt Gingrich’s lead […]