It’s been a while since I’ve written. I’d hoped that graduate school wouldn’t really impede regular posts on this blog, but while I continue to try and figure out the tempo and rhythm of graduate study, I’ve obviously gotten distracted from this site. Thankfully something came along to necessitate a post. I want to direct your attention to a podcast two of my friends have put together, aptly titled An Old Old Story. The first episode goes up tonight at midnight. Read More
A few people have asked me from time to time why I rail against “capitalistic Christianity” so much. I think one person believed I was somehow making a case for “socialistic Christianity” or “communistic Christianity” being better or more preferable, which wasn’t what I meant. Read More
This post is the last in what has been a continuing series for the month of March that aimed to examine the American Church’s response to homosexuals in their midst, whether they be believers, agnostics, or atheists. This month’s series was spawned by the Harding University Queer Press publishing a zine on March 2 featuring the voices and stories of past and present LGBTQ students at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, my alma mater. The zine can be downloaded in its digital entirety at http://www.huqueerpress.com.
One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Proverbs 3:27-28, and it says, “Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, ‘Come back later; I’ll give it tomorrow’—when you now have it with you.” Read More