(Read this article for context.) I’ve blown up orphanages for fun and Jesus still loves me. My faith is, like, such a big part of my life, and people get, like, religion and, like Christianity and stuff so messed up some times. My faith is, like, personal, like a relationship, not, like all judging and … Continue reading I Blow Up Orphanages And Jesus Still Loves Me (SATIRE)
If you, like me, have the great misfortune of being interested in the news, you have noticed a major problem with our political dialogue. It is way too intense. This is not a good situation, but it is not an irreparable problem either. What concerns me most is that I see it starting to make … Continue reading How do we keep toxic politics out of the church?
The patriarchy is everywhere, and it makes me angry. Even the very name of our species is an example of the toxic cisheteronormativity of creeping maleness. Human. It’s built off of the word ‘man’, yet another example of toxic masculinity manspreading its way into our language and oppressing queer and nonbinary bodies, not to mention … Continue reading “Human” is oppressive. Word. Justice. Now. (SATIRE)
Just last week, the Attorney General made the decision to implement the death penalty for the first time since 2003, against 5 extremely awful terrible people. This has brought the debate over the propriety of the death penalty back to life. (There’s a joke there somewhere.) Christians of good conscience can come down on either … Continue reading DoJ Just Resumed the Death Penalty: That’s Good.
People, especially politicians, love to talk about human rights, to the point where the phrase has almost become trite. That is annoying, as human rights are a very specific thing, not just a slogan to stick onto a politician’s latest totalitarian attempt to seize more power. To correct this, we need a good definition of … Continue reading Human Rights: Where do they come from?
When you grow up in church, like I did, it’s easy to get used to hearing stories of Jesus’ miracles; to the point where we miss their significance. The story of how He healed a leper doesn’t have the same punch the twentieth time you hear it. Our reaction tends to be “He’s God, of … Continue reading What You Can Learn About God From Jesus’ Miracles
Let’s face it, government is a reality we all have to deal with, no matter where in the world we live. As Christians, we need to make sure that we relate to our government in a way that honors God. It is, in general, a simple rule: Christians are to submit to the government and … Continue reading How Should a Christian Relate To the Government?