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If your church is not actively LGBT, is your church homophobic?

Just this week, an article appeared on my news feed, with the question:

“So you think that no-one could see your church as homophobic?”

The article is the tragic account of how a 14 year old girl (a child) took her own life.

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The Heresy of a White Supremacist Capitalist God in the heart of White Evangelicalism

Franklin Graham is a heretic.

I’m in the middle of writing a book on the connections between Evangelicalism and economic politics – whether that be Neoliberalism or more recently neofascism – and as such, I’m getting even more familiar with the central characters who loom large in the scope. 1,285 more words


Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition Takes on a Whole New Meaning

As Dan Balz said today on Face the Nation, “it seems fair to say that both sides of the election were surprised by the result.”  To say the least. 844 more words


Reclaiming the Church from Professional Clergy

I love the preaching and the worship at the church we currently fellowship with. For the first time in many years I find myself remembering the messages well into the week. 738 more words


A Test for Sunday

Here is a simple test for church tomorrow. Take note of how often Jesus is mentioned in terms of what He has already accomplished on your behalf. 229 more words


Wilderness Voices: The American Church In the Age of Trump

We are a generation that yearns to feel significant and successful.  A people who see themselves as destined for greatness. A nation that believes our unique qualities represent some special place in the gospel narrative. 1,727 more words