Yes, Hagee, America is the New Sodom & Gomorrah! Here’s Why…

  Yesterday, John Hagee had the audacity to tell God that he must “punish America or apologize to Sodom & Gomorrah.” First of all, you don’t tell God to do anything. Remember that whole theology about how God “is in heaven; he does whatever pleases him” (Ps. 115:3). Or, as Pink Floyd says it, “What God wants, God gets.” […]

Grandson of Fred Phelps Speaks Out On Gay Marriage

  Zacharias Phelps-Roper and I became friends on social media a couple of years ago after the passing of his grandfather, Fred Phelps, pastor and plater of infamous Westboro Baptist Church. I started chatting with Zach just as he was beginning to move away from the church and formulate his own beliefs. He hasn’t been […]

Middle Ground: Words From a Not-So-Progressive Christian

  As I mentioned in my post two days ago, I often get very negative messages from conservative Christians. However, other times I get messages from conservative Christian’s that are so loving and authentically interested in figuring things out. You see, I think faith is all about working through the hard questions together. Even though […]

The Willful Ignorance of Conservative Christianity

  Note: In this article, I do not mean to lump all conservative Christians together. For the sake of this article, I am speaking about a group within conservative Christianity that will not engage in the discussion at all. I have some close conservative Christian friends with whom we are able to have a civil […]