The Slave Ship Named Jesus

A Vessel of Untold Horrors

Formulaic Idolatry: Why Christians Should Stop Making Idols Out of Methods

Unanswered prayers have become a humbling aspect of my Christian experience.

Confronting The Gatekeepers: How To Prevent The Retraumatization of Victims

The victim, according to gatekeepers, is always somewhat if not entirely at fault.

What If: Reimagining Race Relations After the American Civil War

What was meant to become the zenith of American race relations became, instead, its nadir.

American Conservatives

Have we not seen this before? Is America truly too great to fall?

Your Thoughts and Prayers Are Evil

Our thoughts, in a situation such as this, are worthless.

The Hate You Teach: John MacArthur

It doesn’t make sense to me now but it sure as hell did back then.

A Lament for Bucha

Bucha, we have looked upon your misery and we see you.

The Billy Graham Rule and Its Inadvertent Degradation of Women

“From that day on, I did not travel, meet or eat alone with a woman other than my wife.”

The Slaughterhouse of God

The Nazis were not the first to burn children. God’s people did so long before.

The Dangers of a Heaven Obsessed Christian Mind

What a beautiful hope. A dream, almost, to live in a place where suffering no longer exists. We become immortal hedonists. At least that’s what some Christians make it sound like.

About Last Sunday: Message Notes and Other Things

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.

Traits of Abusive Leaders

We’re here to restore people to fellowship, not power, remember that. 

1826 Days in Canada: A Short Story.

Welp, that’s five years in Canada for us. Let’s see what happens in the next five!

Why God’s Justice is Good News

Divine Justice is equally retributive and reparative.

The Alien and the Earth

What am I to you, World, but a passing stranger?

Whole Bodies. Halved Souls.

How plagued we are by this broken duality.

One Year of Blogging in the Books!

I launched this blog one year ago today.

I Am A Neo-Evangelical: Here Is Why This Matters

Are you still an evangelical?

Love Your Neighbor: Afghanistan

Love your neighbor.

Book Review: After Evangelicalism

Distrust of higher education has been an enduring feature of fundamentalism and evangelicalism.

Of Christians, Pandemics, and Pro-Life Hypocrisy

Bear one another’s burdens.

When and where is racism ever acceptable?

Where can a racist person live out their racist sentiments without the fear of public reprisal and invective?

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.