Christian Issues

I’m Christian, gay, and too angry to even read the Bible anymore.

Got this in. My answer follows it:

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Awesome post alert!

I can totally, 100% recommend that you read When Jesus and Satan shared a name, which I co-wrote with Dan Wilkinson.

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Five reasons why “God works out all things for those who love him” is awful advice

I recently received this letter: John, I am a follower of your blog as well as a huge fan of Unfundamentalist Christians. I was raised in an Evangelical home and was schooled at an Evangelical Christian school for most of my life. I have slowly begun to discover my own faith, as opposed to just simply […]

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The moment it begins disappearing

Halloween! Hal. O. Weeeeeeeeeen! I’m so desperate to get outside it feels like my guts are going to burst out and bolt off without me, leaving behind nothing but a sack of my empty skin. (Awesome! Happy Halloween, family!) Meanwhile, God has decided to torture the universe by stopping the setting sun in the sky. […]

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Pastors who re-victimize survivors of abuse

Got this letter in. If you’re a Christian pastor who ever counsels women who have been abused, please read it. If you’re the kind of pastor this survivor writes about—the kind who, one way or another, blames the victim—either change, please, or do the world a favor and find yourself another vocation.

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In landmark move, Methodist bishop defies church law and colleagues to marry gay couple

In landmark move, Methodist bishop defies church law and colleagues to marry gay couple. The Methodist Council of Bishops told Bishop Melvin G. Talbert that he must not marry this couple. But Bishop Talbert decided to take his orders from a higher authority. (Sorry to again send you to the UC’s blog on Patheos. Will […]

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