The New Christians
July 2009 Archives

So says McSweeney’s: Generally, I now think I can do more for the planet as just a guy who used to be God instead of the guy who currently is God, you know what I mean by this? Life is […]

I’m self-employed. That means that I pay for the health insurance premiums for all five members of my family — it’s about 9% of my monthly gross income. But, because I’m not part of a group plan, the plans available […]

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It seems that the “Church” of Scientology has jumped on the marketing language of the emerging church movement if their Google Ad Words campaign (on my blog feed!) is any indication. We have definitely jumped the shark. HT: Simon Willer […]

“It’s a clean sweep for the liberal agenda in the Episcopal Church,” said David Virtue, editor of, a conservative Web site. “The orthodox are finished.” So begins the NYTimes article on the annual cluster meeting known as the Episcopal […]

An interview with me on the issue of gays and the church just went live on the new interfaith website, Patheos. Q: In a now famous post, you came to the conclusion that GLBTQ folks can “live lives in accord […]

Probably the most anticipated element of Cornerstone that I was involved with was a panel discussion entitled, “Gay Rights or Wrongs,” which was a conversation about how the church should approach the issue of GLBT persons. (I wrote about other […]

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