Giving (Not Taking) is the Mark of the Believer

How Christianity went from a faith based on sacrificial giving to an institutional blessing of taking will certainly be a challenge for historians untangle. If there were ever a faith with the heft, logic, and compassion to oppose imperialism, colonialism, slavery, and exploitation of every kind, you’d think it would be Christianity.  

When Religion Becomes Idolatry

Yes, I am talking about white supremacy, but the kind comfortably ensconced in a leather chair smoking a cigar. I am talking about xenophobia, but the kind safely domesticated behind a white picket fence. I am talking about homophobia, the kind that scapegoats before an audience of well-dressed parishioners.

The Evangelical Gaze

When those privileges are threatened, it means danger for those in the margins and anyone who chooses to stand with them. Perhaps someday you'll join me where it's dangerous.