#MeToo

We continue to live “in a climate in this country that consistently devalues women: their lives, their agency, and their worth.” This prolonged “rape culture” was actually endorsed by the 2016 election of this nation’sRead more

Little Children, Come Unto Me … ASSAULT!

I just about don’t have words for the savage, uncivilized, unenlightened, virulent, pietist, sanctimonious, deplorable, reprehensible, indefensible and iniquitous response people are offering to protect and justify ROY MOORE’S sexual assaults on teenage girls.  Well …Read more

Joerg Rieger: Bible vs. Status Quo

Dr. Joerg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX Progressive Christians often find themselves confronted with questions about the authority of Scripture, especially those of usRead more

Why Go To Church If You Don’t Believe Anymore?

Religion Dispatches continues to be one of the nation’s most outstanding resources for articles and conversations about religion.  Recently Angela Bonavoglia posted an article that is both thought provoking and heart warming.  As a “lapsedRead more

​PROGRESSIVE THINKING, MINDFULNESS & BREAST CANCER

Living deliberately means practicing awareness about what affects me, even what effects everyone.  October is BREAST CANCER AWARENESS month.  In the United States alone, 220,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year – 40,000 die annually.Read more

White Evangelicalism / A Religious Frankenstein

​Religion Dispatches is an online magazine, a “gold mine,” for articles addressing timely issues “at the intersection of religion, politics and culture.”  Brandi Miller, a writer for Religion Dispatches, is done with white evangelicals and offersRead more

What Does The Lord Require Of Me?

​There is a collective voice building across the world.  This is the voice of justice.  Her roar has reawakened, as history has shown, during approaching times of radical injustice.  Rachel Rosenthal, a PhD candidate inRead more