There comes a point where any sensible human being needs to take a stand and shout from the highest building “Enough Already!” What am I talking about? Allow me to elaborate. Last month, Bryan Fischer, James Dobson, and a few other” leaders” of the fundamentalist, far right once again blamed the LGBT community and it’s nefarious plans … More Enough Already!
I think, no I am pretty certain, that Evangelicalism is standing on a precipice. Some, like one of my favorite writers, Becky Garrison, have written off this segment of the church as having died. She and others have good reason for that assessment. But I remain a tiny bit more optimistic. I believe that if the Evangelical … More At The Cliff
I ended my last post with the idea that evangelicalism should adopt a new mantra, love is a facade. I say that not flippantly, or lightly, or even to mock the current Evangelical movement. My hope is that there are people within Evangelical churches today that will understand that there needs to be a change in … More Why Do I Harp On Love (pt2)
20 January 2012 will be etched into my mind forever. It is the day, if any of you who read this blog with any regularity, I lost my job. So it has been a little over 6 months and I have gone through several periods of ups and downs. Anger, sadness, grief, disbelief, depression and … More Struggles…
Recently…as in the last post, someone commented, (and for the life of me I cannot find it, and I didn’t delete it), that the only reason gay people want marriage to include them is so that it legitimizes their sexual activity. In other words is it only about sex. Not love. Apparently, a gay couple … More About Sex?
“They told these kids that anyone who was gay was going to die at the age of 42,” she said. “It just blows me away that no one stopped this.” Comment by a mother concerning the “Christian” rock group Junkyard Prophets. Read more: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/state-and-regional/iowa-high-school-assembly-stirs-protest/article_d754d1b2-6a25-11e1-b4e1-001871e3ce6c.html#ixzz1rksrVG9A Whether it is standing in support of DOMA, DADT, protesting against … More Loving “The Gays”…
My daughter was told the other day, after she confronted a Fundamentalist Pastor on Facebook over his behind the scenes attack on my credibility as a Christian, that I will have to answer at the judgement seat for loving people and my political affiliations. Apparently , at least according to him, unconditional love and grace are not what … More The Mark Of a True Christian (as seen by the American Church)