Don’t judge me! (Or maybe you should.)

Charges and consequences were starting to rain down. I was sad because of this turn of events and the consequences I knew my friend would face. But I was surprised by something he said. He was indignant. He kept talking about how unfair the officers had been. He was angry that he was being treated […]

Does the church hate forgiveness? (Like Jonah)

We know who’s in. We know who’s out. There’s a sickness in Christianity today. Pastors publicly denouncing other pastors. Bloggers parsing the words of Christian writers, dissecting and weighing their theology to determine if they are orthodox. Christians waving protest signs declaring exactly who God hates. We’ve got an epidemic of the Jonah Syndrome.  As […]

Is the Pope a kidnapper? That Question is a Trap.

So, is the Pope a kidnapper? On March 13th the white smoke billowed and the world was introduced to the new leader of the Catholic faith.  Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio went into the conclave and came out Francis the 1st. The news was first celebratory.  The first pope from the Americas!  A Latin American pope!  A […]