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Christian Preaching

God Hates Clams!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 08.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

My fellow congregants: I stand before you today an angry man! I am hoppin' mad cuz a legion of sinners is pushin' a liberal agenda that will be the ruination of us all. You know what I am talkin' about, don't ya?! Eating shellfish!

Killing the Church by Denigrating the Immediacy of God

Eliot Daley | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Eliot Daley

We are smothering God. And our church. We're engaged in an unholy combination of implicit theocide and communal suicide.

Tough Minds And Tender Hearts: An Open Letter To Young Clergy

Andrew Wilkes | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Andrew Wilkes

Soft-mindedness and hard-heartedness are afoot in America, even in the Church. In the spirit of Rev. Martin Luther King, let us redouble our effort to love intently and think critically.

The Problem With Preaching

Rev. Mary M. Brown | Posted 09.13.2011 | Religion
Rev. Mary M. Brown

For a sermon to be a public discourse, it takes a pastor and a congregation. In a community of faith, trust and openness, the conversation will develop organically between pastor and people.

Misogyny, Moralism And The Woman At The Well

David Lose | Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion
David Lose

There is a long history of misogyny in Christian theology that stands in sharp contrast to the important role women play in the gospels themselves.