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Your pastor is not a CEO and your church isn’t a business
On 9/11, united we stood, unless we were Arabs
If Jesus is Lord, we need to defund the police.
A church for “nones” doesn’t offer the hope of overcoming our material oppression
Dialogue alone cannot overcome our polarization
Confused about the Old Testament? Read it as a victim of oppression might.
White Evangelicals are why Trump’s support remains high
Barbie shows us that political change happens through organizing, not personal relationships
Why you shouldn’t support Bruxy Cavey’s new ministry
The use of cluster munitions shows that U.S. intervention in Ukraine is about power, not morality
My column in the Philly Voice about 303 Creative
Why I didn’t argue with a Moms for Liberty counter-protester
Normalization is the death of queerness and every revolution.
None of us are free until we are free
The difference between Robertson and Keller is aesthetic
LGBTQIA pride is about rejecting shame and embracing who God made us to be
How a pacifist can celebrate Memorial Day
Why naming Tim Keller’s sexism and transphobia isn’t dancing on his grave
Taylor Swift helps us look back our eras, holding our love and pain together
The impulse to “both sides” matters of oppression is a byproduct of whiteness
David Bazan shows us how to move from lost faith into something new
Highlighting Jesus’ words in red doesn’t “fix” the Bible
Russell Moore is wrong: Christian liberation and nationalism are not two sides of the same coin
I’m on Substack’s Notes!
The books I didn’t keep
So long Circle of Hope, and thanks for all the songs
Jesus' disciples are the oppressed and the oppressed are his Jesus' disciples
The War in Iraq and how it led to resilience in my faith
'Everything Everywhere All At Once,' and the multiverse of being a child of immigrants
Transgenderism is not an ideology, and eradicating it is genocide
Trans rights are not a theological topic of discussion, they are a matter of life and death
Is the Asbury revival a white-washed tomb?
Jesus gets you – he doesn’t bait-and-switch you
Christian exceptionalism cannot save Christianity
Memphis shows us the winding path toward liberation
On the dignity of LBGTQIA people, there is no third way
The dangers of a charismatic pastor
Why church growth lends itself toward exceptionalism
Antiracism is about whiteness