"Wild horses couldn't drag me away Wild, wild horses we'll ride them some day." -The Rolling Stones I've always been in love with horses. The thought of riding a horse into the wild excites my spirit with feelings of freedom and escape of all that I want to run from. There has always been so … Continue reading Wild Horses: The Last was First to Ride, Here Is What We Found.
If you aren't an ex-evangelical or former fundamentalist Christian, you may be scratching your head wondering how professed "Jesus followers" could vote for Roy Moore. You may be puzzled watching the Republican National Committee endorse and fund Moore's campaign. Perhaps you're bewildered watching Moore's supporters sing "Great is Thy Faithfulness" and "How Great thou Art" … Continue reading No ‘Moore’ Members Only: Club almost Elected a Child Molester to U.S. Senate
My whole life I was made to believe I was sick when I wasn't 'Til I grew up, now I blew up, it makes you sick to ya stomach Doesn't it? Eminem Last night during the Hip Hop Awards, Eminem gave an explosive freestyle rap, blasting Trump, and drawing a line in the sand to … Continue reading The Line in the Sand: I Side with Eminem and So Would Jesus
"Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love." 1 John 4:8 During the Obama years, and since, if you are left-leaning, democrat, or a liberal, you may have heard insults that you are "godless". This seems to be the rhetoric of the religious right. If you are not one of them, you … Continue reading To the “Godless”: We Must Stop the Rising Theocracy of Radicalized Christianity
I watched a lot of female mice being raped during my senior year of college. Yes, you read that right. I was part of an insanely hilarious group of psychology students whom embarked on a research project to compare human sexual behavior to sexual behavior in mice. Our hypothesis was that the male mice would … Continue reading Sex: Let’s Talk About It, America, and Use Common Sense
Confession: I am a hypocrite. This year specifically I have violated my first and foremost belief, one that I have been preaching my entire life: To love my neighbor as myself. I've spent a lifetime pushing back against Christianity. I've fought to expose the blatant hypocrisy and incongruence to Jesus' core values. My life has … Continue reading Love is My Religion: This Year I Have Been a Hypocrite.
"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive" -C.S. Lewis I grew up in a fanatical world of Christianity that set me on course to be part of a movement, a culture war, to take the country back for Christ. This meant voting Republican, being … Continue reading Onward Christian Soldiers: The Culture War I Grew Up in Fighting for “Jesus”