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June 5, 2019

How Important Is Religious Freedom for Christians Today? Not Very.

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I have a confession: I’m of two minds about religious freedom. I know I risk being called a heretic by some, and a hypocrite by others, but I’m not so sure religious freedom has always been good for Christians. What? Here I am, in a country that...

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April 30, 2019

Are All Welcome – Really?

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Tolerance. Acceptance. Affirmation. It is the mantra of our age, the welcome sign in front of almost every church. It is the mantra driving quotes such as Lady Gaga’s, “I am a Christian woman, and what I do know about Christianity is that we bear no...

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January 22, 2019

When Silence Speaks

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Among many Christians today I repeatedly hear how Jesus didn’t concern himself with sexual matters. Gene Robinson, for instance, the first ordained open and practicing same-sex bishop in the Episcopal Church, once asked this question, “What does...

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December 17, 2018

Dethroning Herod

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Before the Prince of Peace could even walk or talk, he was a homeless refugee with a price on his head. Jesus’ birth was anything but a postcard image. This child was a threat. The tiny town of Bethlehem was not just the inauspicious place where...

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