No church owns marriage. No church can stick a bunch of adjectives in front of the word marriage to attempt to brand and own it! I mean, that’s what this is really about, isn’t it.
“We’re going to pay an enormous social, cultural price for not doing a same-sex ceremony. We’re going to be considered morally deficient. Let’s admit it.” The immorality of religious extremism!
Sharon is an author of children’s books and an attorney. She is bright, beautiful, sensitive, and articulate. Thanks, Sharon. You make us think. Sometimes you hold up a mirror, so we can see ourselves more clearly. Sometimes we shouldn’t like what we see and should desire to change.
Religious people who neglect God’s summons to care for the poor are not the people of God at all. God rejects their worship. Strong words from the Bible?!
“Any decision to use contraceptives made by a woman covered under Hobby Lobby’s or Conestoga’s plan will not be propelled by the Government, it will be the woman’s autonomous choice, informed by the physician she consults.”
A Direct Message to moms and dads: I just read and watched Claire Gordon and Sarah Hoye’s reports on Aljazeera America. Mom’s and dads , if you can read and watch this and still bless your child’s attendance at Bob Jones University, I simply have no respect for you. None!
In 21st-century America, I am feeling less and less like a living soul and more and more like a collection of data points. I place the blame for this at the feet of the American church.
Where two or more are gathered in my name, charge them $850 for the good seats! Yes, that’s the cost of the best seats at this year’s Joel Osteen Tour at Yankee Stadium. Praise the Lord! Osteen will be hocking his brand and products at the event—selling everything Osteen. Praise the Lord! And guess what, it’s tax-free! […]
I have come to the end of my rope with religion. I have shared with those close to me that I actively view religion as the most evil force on our planet. I am not talking about people of faith. I am not talking about those who organize around concerted efforts to be kind and […]
This post is NOT about Fox News or climate change, though both are referenced to explain something else. I thought that the ending of Season 1, Episode 3, of John Oliver’s HBO series, “Last Week Tonight” was sheer brilliance. Not only was he funny (He’s always hysterical.), he made a profoundly important point. His point […]