Sacrifice on Good Friday: Finding Meaning As An Agnostic

I was having a conversation with one of my coworkers yesterday about religion. He’s Jewish, and this week, he is celebrating Passover. As we stood in the dusty warehouse, with the shafts of light illuminating the dust from high above, he told me that for him, it’s not about religion. It’s about tradition. It’s about remembering where he came from and why he celebrates....more

Not that kind of Christian

In case you weren’t sure, I’m a Christian.  But wait, I’m notthat kind of Christian. I’ve felt it and said it dozens of times. Have you? You know, when someone finds out you are a Christian and you feel like you must clarify, or worse, apologize? We see the pictures on Facebook. We read the stories on HuffPost. We watch the videos on YouTube. We hear the stories of people hurt deeply. ...more


*****HISTORY MADE, as Lesbian Couple is named homecoming king & queen************     Patrick Henry High School, in San Diego County recently celebrated a milestone in human rights for the GLBT community. Rebeca Arellano(King) and her queen Haleigh Adams received this honor from their peers, as an out pouring of support from the students....more

Insurance denied to congregation that is a member of a GLBT-supportive denomination

Most of the time spent discussing GLBT issues and "THE" church, point to ways the church has lagged behind. But today's WSJ points to a church whose denomination affirms GLBT persons and is being denied insurance because of that fact. I find this apalling. According to today's Wall Street Journal: ...more

That was from a message board post on the subject (btw I screwed up the format of the quote, and ...more