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What Would Santa Do?

December 7, 2013

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus…Oh sorry, it’s not Santa, it’s the American Atheists with yet another attack on Christmas.

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Slap an Arian Day, or the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra

December 6, 2013

Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer…

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Pope Francis, and the Heretics

November 4, 2013

David Gibson has argued that Pope Francis is breathing new life into the legacy of Cardinal Bernardin. I, respectfully, disagree.

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Tony Jones, the Emergent Puritan

July 26, 2013

Tony Jones is no inquisitor. He acts more like a congressional whip than anything else. However, unlike a political figure, he seems more earnest. He’s not just pushing a party line passed down from on high. He wants an emergence theology, pure and undefiled from privilege, “injustice,” cowardice, consumerism, and heavy authority. In short, Tony Jones is a Puritan.


ELCA partnership with United Methodism: “Full Communion” or Denominational Suicide Pact?

May 3, 2013

By John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) United Methodists and liberal Lutherans should unite against orthodox Christians! That was the message conveyed by Mark Hanson, Presiding Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), to members…


Jedi Religion and the New Hubris

December 12, 2012

According to a recent Telegraph article, “Jedi” is the largest alternative faith in England and Wales (trailing behind Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism, and Buddhism). Many have been surprised by this sudden spike of…


Progressives Would Rain on St. Augustine’s Parade

August 28, 2012

“Beauty grows in you to the extent that love grows, because charity itself is the soul’s beauty.” ~ St. Augustine of Hippo I’m glad I checked my Churchman’s Ordo Kalendar this morning. It’s the…


The United Methodist’s False Gospel For LGBTs

August 7, 2012

by Matthew Hamilton Paul preaching the Gospel of repentance and redemption (Photo credit prayer_bracelet.com) Pro-LGBT United Methodist minister Trey Hall of Urban Village Church in Chicago spoke last Sunday at Foundry United Methodist Church…


Is Your God like Mass Murderer James Holmes?

August 2, 2012

Kevin Miller is hardly a household name amongst Evangelicals, but many of us are familiar with his work on films such as Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed starring Ben Stein; the Anti-Christian Zionist rant With…


PCUSA Pastor on Evangelism: “Knock It Off”

July 2, 2012

Before the heavy proceedings of General Assembly 2012 went under way, members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) took the opportunity to visit various churches in Pittsburgh. Progressives flocked to the gorgeous East Liberty Presbyterian…


The Attempted Unitarian Universalization of The United Methodist Church

June 5, 2012

by John Lomperis One of the most striking contrasts for me to observe between mainline-denominationally-affiliated theological liberals in “safer” environments like Harvard Divinity School (where I earned my MDiv) vs. in more activist environments…


A Heresy of Love

June 1, 2012

by Shane Ayers Orthodoxy is rigid, unyielding, and cold.  It stands in stark contrast to warmth and welcome of tolerant, progressive, liberal Christianity.  This is especially true in regards to homosexuality and same-sex marriage: …