Why We Can't Make America Great Again

Many Christians went to the polls last November to make America great again but have forgotten that judgment begins at the house of God. We are guilty of two great sins that will prevent us from becoming prosperous as a…

I Saw Jesus Sleeping on a Park Bench

I saw Jesus on the street corner today, He was open air preaching. I find it annoying that He makes me feel guilty if I don't help out in some way. I'm not a fanatic.

I saw Jesus asking for…

Purity Culture is Dangerous

Purity culture.

It sounds so nice.

It sounds noble.

The goals sound godly.

So what could be the problem?

Everything. 

The rules of purity culture go like this: it is up to a woman to keep a man from stumbling…

The Christian Backlash Against #metoo

One day I decided to go on a diet and to eat healthier food. I prepared a dinner of nutritious fare and followed it up with an orange. That night, I became horrendously ill, and someone told me it was…

Santa is a Lie

 

 

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Santa is a lie. Before you chop off my head, let me ask you a few questions.

Who is the giver of all good gifts? 'Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from

If You're Dreading the Holidays with Relatives

There is a relative I do not particularly enjoy spending time with. My life doesn't fit the particular narrative that has been written for me, and there is usually tension. My accomplishments are met with disdain, and he seems to…

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

A friend of mine was minding her own business when a stranger violently assaulted her, leaving her for dead, unconscious, out in the freezing cold. 9 months later, she was delivered of a beautiful baby boy, but she has suffered…

I Trust No One Around My Child

Sometimes I give off the hippy, laid-back vibe pretty well, but when it comes to one aspect of my life, I am always paying 100% complete attention even if it seems like I am not. When it comes to my…

I Am My Child's Friend

Discipline has been all the rage in Christian circles for several decades now. In response to the cultural war cry of 1960s free love, Christians have buckled down on their youth, training to abstain from sex and drugs and anything…

I Am a Cussing Christian

I have been using profanity since I was five and maybe even before that.

By age 8, I was a pro. Compound curses and vulgarities that would make the Navy blush spewed forth from my diminutive frame, and this continued…

You're Not a Christian if You Celebrate Halloween

 

Halloween is complicated. To celebrate it or to not celebrate it: everybody has an opinion. You have one. I have one. Your neighbors have one. And many, many people with typing fingers also have one. 

That said, many this year…

Haters Gonna Hate: When Others Are Jealous of You

In 2013, God placed a strong impression upon my heart to go in a particular direction. I dreaming of things to come. Big things. God things. 

Also in my heart was a strong conviction that I was to tell no…