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My relationship with Preemptive Love Coalition is a complicated one, and it’s a story I’ve told elsewhere and won’t get into here. You can read more about it here and here. But suffice it to say, this is one of […]

At Slate yesterday, columnist Ron Rosenbaum wrote “An Agnostic Manifesto” in which he defends agnosticism against its detractors on two different sides — what he calls “the unwarranted certainties that atheism and theism offer.” It’s a thoughtful piece. His point […]

In the wake of my two Ted Haggard posts a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been hearing from a number of Colorado people with updates to the story. I don’t want this to become a Ted Haggard watchblog — those […]

If you are like me, then you know that the thing that’s missing from your family portraits is the Lord Jesus Christ. And not just any Jesus, but a youngish white-dude Jesus with a clean complexion and a nicely trimmed […]

I’m becoming convinced that Roger Ebert is one of America’s greatest living writers. His film reviews are always fantastic. His twitter feed is legendary. And in the wake of his illness and recovery and life without the ability to speak […]

Yesterday Rachel Held Evans and I began discussing her new book, Evolving in Monkey Town: How a Girl Who Knew All the Answers Learned to Ask the Questions. Here’s the second part of the interview. Make sure you stick around […]

New author Rachel Held Evans and I are kindred spirits. We share a publisher, we both grew up in intensely religious home environments and were on-fire-for-God kids, and we both have come out of the closet as Christians who struggle […]

I’ve been on vacation. Sure, you might not have been able to tell because I wrote a few blog posts in advance and scheduled them to publish while I was gone, but I was away all of last week for […]

I recycled this post from my old pre-Beliefnet blog, but it was one of my favorites from last year and I thought it might be worth revisiting. ————— Some days I enter into my local Christian bookstore/knick-knackery, and — looking […]

Two weeks ago we discussed how, among other surprises, 55% of Americans believed they had a personal guardian angel who had protected them from harm. What we didn’t discuss is how the idea of a guardian spirit hovering around me […]

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