An Orlando Theatre Professor Shares His Thoughts on the Pulse Nightclub Tragedy

After a successful show at Valencia College, John DiDonna and his cast went home. He heard some in his audience headed do Pulse along with many Orlando community members.

Delivering ‘Soul’ Food to Men in Prison

Where the alchemy of intention, hope, action and chaos meet.

Faith

We put God so high we forget that God can be a best friend. Chris Forte reinvigorates the idea of faith.

I Didn’t Know How Sexist I Was

I need to learn to love from my sisters, from my brothers, from my fellow humanity.

Family. Combat. Brothers. Race.

John M. Del Vecchio reminds us about family: It is deeper than blood and includes everyone regardless of race, creed, gender or politics.

Things I’m Doing Before Going to Hell

It’s likely that none of this will spare me from the brimstone future awaiting me, but that’s not why I’m doing them.

Reckonings: Christianne Boudreau

Reckonings episode #3 Christianne Boudreau: Mother of an ISIS militant.

What Gives You the Right to Discriminate?

Does the First Amendment really protect religious freedom laws?

Why Aren’t Religious Institutions Paying Taxes?

Do religious institutions need to start paying taxes?

Because Marriage Has Been Defined, Doesn’t Mean it Can’t be Redefined

It wouldn’t be the first time our definition of marriage changed.

My “Typical” Ex-Gay Experience

One man’s story of surviving a type of therapy that derailed his life for thirteen years.

Reckonings: Mark Whitacre

Reckonings episode #2 Mark Whitacre: White-collar criminal turned whistleblower

6 Ways The Church’s Treatment of LGBTQ People is Actually Damaging the Church

Bottom line: the church should not be in the business of excluding people.

Imagine, What if Love Was Our Only Religion

In all the expressions of the divine, is there really only one thing that has worth or meaning?

Reckonings: Brock McIntosh

Reckonings episode #7 features Afghanistan war veteran and conscientious objector Brock McIntosh.

I Pray My Daughter Never Believes in Sin

Should we be teaching our children–on top of everything else–that they’re sinners?