This isn’t a slam on religion; it’s a call for inclusive political debate.
Faith leaders worldwide are being arrested on charges ranging from pedophilia to fraud. Parishioners can help end the pulpit to prison pipeline by watching their leaders closely and helping them resist temptation.
Jackson Dunn was shuttled between his divorced parents’ homes as a kid. But he found happiness when he found gratitude.
The statistics are in. The millennials are leaving the church, and nobody seems quite sure what to do about it.
Dewaine Farria struggles with how to raise a secular child in a world that bombards them with religious messages.
Derek Penwell was nine years old when friend of his was badly burned. And it caused him to think about how we witness one another’s pain.
Jim Jividen discusses the firing of Mark Jackson and the special kind of privilege that Jackson and other avowed Christians have.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of ‘The Town of Greece, NY v.s. Galloway’ continues the avoidance of cultural pluralism in the U.S.A.
Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?
Jesse Bradley considers where our spiritual scars come from, drawing from his many years as a pastor listening to people share their stories and experiences.
Edie Weinstein questions the deeply instilled version of God in favor of the God of her understanding.
In this provocative piece, author and speaker Dale Fincher shares a few good reasons why many American Christians aren’t occupying the pews for an hour like they used to.
This heartbreaking text exchange with an emotionally abusive partner will feel all too familiar to anyone in a relationship characterized by domination and control.
“Sleepy Hollow” star Orlando Jones co-opts the Ice Bucket Challenge to reverse the hate resulting from Ferguson.
Justin Cascio looks at one of the most prevalent neologisms to emerge from social media, and how it works in social justice writing.
Watch this soldier surprise his family as they’re making a video to send to him in Afghanistan.
A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?
The Off Parent goes off on his challenge of dealing with a difficult ex. While not all divorces are like this, some men will surely relate.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
13 year old Xavier believes a continued culture kindness as a part of daily life can help with violence in adults
Mark Sherman recounts his struggle with finding relief in public places.
James Fell describes a bout with a pretty plagiarizer.
It’s probably not what you think. Chris Anderson explains, and compels us to take action.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.
There you see right above the couch a large framed portrait of the 40th president of the United States.