Tag Archives: organized religion

Great News: A book is coming!

If you’ve followed my writing at all over the past five years, then you’re probably aware that I started this blog with a desire to cultivate an open journal about my relatively unique spiritual journey as a liberal Christian. Over time, I’ve written quite a bit here, including the popular series that I wrote about (the… Read More »

The Silent Black Megachurch Pastor: We Need to Wake Up, Y’all.

Like most of you, I’ve been following news stories about Mike Brown, Eric Garner and Tamir Rice over the course of the past several weeks and days. I watched in horror as St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced that Darren Wilson would not be indicted in Brown’s death. I looked on with… Read More »

How Do We Counter Religious Extremism?

On Thursday evening, I attended an interfaith clergy dinner that featured four panelists who each answered the question, “How do we counter religious extremism?” I thought the panelists offered great answers to this question, so I’ve decided to share their wisdom here. Their (paraphrased) contributions to the discussion were: We Must Accept That We Need One Another… Read More »