I AM: Ten Traits of the Uncommon Breed

10 traits of those who have moved to a new spiritual order.

Sacred Archetypes of Modern Masculinity: The Sacrificed One

I am not merely the sacrificial act but a symbol of the very real discipline it takes to do the necessary sacrificing; to stay in place so others may benefit.

In Defense of Self-Hatred

Joseph Rosen thinks that self-hatred is under rated and that it may even change the world. Yeah, he likes to think big.

Dear Joshua Feuerstein: Jesus Wouldn’t Like You

Is it finally time to Call Joshua Feuerstein out for his hypocrisy?

From Arraignment to Marital Arrangement—A Texas Youth’s Strange Day in Court

Josten Bundy, 21, must write a Biblical verse twenty-five times daily for the next two years as part of his probation. Oh yeah, and he had to get married as well.

Why This Minister Stopped Using The Bible as a Defense

The Bible has been used to defend every imaginable belief, so what authority does it really have?

What Do You Do When Your Wife Is On A Spiritual Journey And You’re Not?

Steven Lake faces the challenges his wife brings up through her spiritual practice. Resistance is futile!

Because He Reads the Bible

Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.

3 Churchy Phrases That Are Scaring Off Millenials

The statistics are in. The millennials are leaving the church, and nobody seems quite sure what to do about it.

Peace Monger

This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War

The Secret to Stories Revealed

When a story takes hold of, transports, and truly transforms us, it’s more than the power of connection at work. It’s seeing ourselves in the face of another.

A Troll’s Quest: On Holly Fisher and Other Remoras

In just a few days Holly Fisher has gained 23,000 Twitter followers, been featured in nearly every “news” source and has became, at once, an overnight darling and an overnight joke. But how did she do it?

The Truth About Honesty

Many people confuse honesty and truth. The Good Men Project’s Ethics Editor swears he knows the difference.

The Forgiveness Syndrome: Understanding the Payoff We Get From Screwing Up

We all love the feeling of being forgiven. But to be forgiven, we have to hurt someone first.

Faith and Film: Grappling with Noah

Seminary graduate N.C. Harrisons discusses how complex works of art can inspire personal growth.