In his provocative new book, Brian McClaren offers ten reasons to abandon Christianity—and ten reasons to stay.
Whatever you may think about nontraditional believers, their numbers are rapidly growing, their views are taking hold among a large swath of people, and they are not going away.
The characters of Netflix’s “Midnight Mass” miniseries creatively represent at least four different types of religion that can be found in contemporary America.
It’s theologically offensive in the modern era to think God required a bloody sacrifice of his Son in order to forgive humanity.
We have a huge deficit of joy these days. We need to reclaim it.
One pastor told me, “No matter what I do about COVID protocols, I get attacked. I’m exhausted to the bone.”
It may startle you, but throughout the Bible, God seems surprisingly disinterested in doctrinal beliefs.
Legions of people are disgusted with the sorry state of institutional religion in twenty-first century America—for many good reasons.
What kind of deity would eternally torture people in agonizing flames of hell?
In recent decades, tens of millions of Americans have left their churches and other places of worship, and that trend shows no sign of abating.