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Retired From Religion

Every sector in American religion, in some way, has lost their way.

The Other Pandemic

COVID-19 isn’t the only pandemic in America today.

Jesus-less Christianity

American Christians, far too often, jettison Jesus from our lives.

Church on Fire

Notre Dame on fire is an apt metaphor for the twenty-first century church.

The New Idolatry

Political partisanship is the new idolatry of the twenty-first century.

God and Guns

When it comes to guns, the Jesus who took children in his arms and blessed them expects better than the current status quo.

Where Did Jesus Go

Why is it that nonreligious people are often more like Jesus than Christians?

Let’s Be Honest About Homosexuality and the Bible

It’s time to stop cherry picking verses from the Bible to condemn gay people.

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