Why Are So Many Men Reluctant to Embrace Religion? The Reasons Are Multifaceted and Varied

A growing acknowledgment exists among many religious leaders, that it’s crucial for the church to become more receptive to the issues facing their 21st century congregants.

Pope Francis: A New Masculinity

What are Pope Francis’ beliefs about masculinity?

Would a Fundamentalist Christian Make a Better President Than a Muslim?

Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, so a Muslim president may be coming sooner than later. But that’s not really the point.

Men, Have You Grieved for Women Yet?

Is grief appropriate? Is it healing? Jonathan Delavan shares his emotional epiphany on a sensitive issue.

Dad’s Hot Topic: Pope Francis And My Catholic Daughters – Does Hope Spring Eternal?

In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable moments in trending issues.

52 Tasks To Being A Good Man: Week # 35 Re-Place of Worship

Joe Doe on how we can be more respectful of others’ religious beliefs.

How God Went Global Via Jonah

The takeaway message of The Book of Jonah is this: my god—the sky god known as Jehovah—is no longer a local god found on Mount Sinai. My god’s going global!

Death Penalty: Is Capital Punishment Morally Justified?

A 2010 poll by Lake Research Partners found that a clear majority of voters (61%) would choose a punishment other than the death penalty for murder. So why is this punishment still an option?

The Universe as Cosmic Enabler

We’re all here today because of mistakes we didn’t pay for. We’ve all dodged a thousand bullets to get to where we are today. And if we’re around next year, it’ll be because we dodged dozens more.

Group Polarization Can Change the World?

If you actually want to change and communicate with the world, you need to talk with people who disagree on a regular basis. John Faithful Hamer shows us how.

Jesus Doesn’t Text and the Buddha Hasn’t Tweeted Yet

Jeremy McKeen remembers the mustard seed of faith that almost was.  — “Between the Pope and air conditioning,” says Harry Block of Woody Allen’s 1997 Deconstructing Harry, “I’d choose air conditioning.” The Pope, however, does have a castle. And cool outfits. But the sentiment of that quote, that in our modern age an individual would choose science, […]

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Use the “A” Word

Believing you only get one life gives you more to live for, not less.

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?

“The Ladykillers” Will Bring You Back to God

With Tom Hanks in the lead, Rich Monetti says the Coen Brothers’ film kills the presumption that we control our destinies.

I Support Marriage Equality AND Religious Freedom

Shanna Anderson believes there is room for religion AND equal rights.

God(s), Same-Sex Marriage, and the Colossal Joke

Warren Blumenfeld looks at how differently people within the same religion view homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Is God sending mixed messages?