How Forgiveness Restored My Faith in Myself and Humanity

He discovered the key to forgiveness after a suicide attempt ended his church mission and tested his faith.

The Day I Met Jesus in the Gym

I go to church, but I meet Jesus at the gym. I don’t hate religion, it’s just that pumping iron is my form of meditation.

7 Ways That Jesus Likes to Heal Nasty People

Just mentioning Jesus can get funny looks and rolled eyes. No sermonizing here, just my thoughts along with a few funny bits about healing.

How One Male Survivor Maintained Hope

Hope comes in many forms. Here’s the form that helped Aaron Kesseler hold on.

And the Student Said Unto Me: “Jesus Will Save You From Your Homosexual Feelings.”

Dr. Warren Blumenfeld on the intersection of war, religion, homophobia and the “ultimate truth.”

Nelson Mandela: Why the Backlash is Wrong

Wilkine Brutus on how the absurd comments against Mandela are lacking the full scope of context.

Duck Dynasty: Bigger Than Jesus?

While shopping at a Christian bookstore, N.C. Harrison encounters a cardboard cutout of Uncle Si from the Duck Dynasty show that dwarfs a similar cutout of Jesus Christ…and quickly realizes that this makes perfect sense.

The Second Coming of Kanye West

On “Yeezus” the famous egotist owns up to his misogyny, worries endlessly, and finally admits he’s not a perfect man

‘Jesus the Homeless’ Sculpture Causes Controversy

It’s the gaping wounds in the feet that reveal the subject, whose face is draped and barely visible, as Jesus the Homeless.

Hell and Satan: A Brief History (Part 1 of 2)

Did you know Satan actually works alongside God instead of against God?

Kicked Out of Sunday School

As a child, Carl Pettit didn’t believe in God, and was sure he’d go to Hell for his disbelief.

Book of Job

My dad once had me prove I went to church by explaining that Sunday’s sermon.

Measuring My Manhood: Faith and Machismo

The Registered Runaway compares himself to the “macho Christian” image some pastors espouse, and finds neither he nor Jesus Christ measure up.

Delivered from Abortion: Healing a Forgotten Memory

‘Did Mother ever tell you about the time she was going to abort you?’ my sister asked casually.

Mitt Romney: A Christian’s Perspective on The Religious Right’s Endorsement

Lauren Hale questions the Religious Right’s flip-flopping on the endorsement of Mitt Romney, based upon his religion.

What Kind of Christian Are You? I’m The CEO.

Jamie Reidy breaks down his religious practices.