Conservatives’ agenda for America is starting to read like my Bob Jones University student handbook

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on February…

On sitting in the shade of another’s tree

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on February…

Of Elisabeth Elliot, Beth Allison Barr, Kristin Du Mez and Karen Swallow Prior and who gets a seat at the table

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on February…

When it comes to child care costs, Dave Ramsey is the one who’s ‘dumber than crap’

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on February…

Who is Alistair Begg, and why are American fundamentalists so upset with him?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on February…

Why are conservatives so afraid of Taylor Swift?

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What grief, denial and fear have to do with the evangelical fascination with Trump

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As MAGA pastors gain influence, let’s talk about peace instead of power

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on January…

Will Christian Trump supporters exchange their humanity for ignorance or for violent delights?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on January…

What is IHOPKC? Who is Mike Bickle? And what do I need to know?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on January…

Reflections on 2023 and a vision for the new year

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It's hard to believe it's been four years since I left my cleaning…

Pope Francis vs. John Piper: Two views of ‘masculinizing’ the church

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In dialogue with Doug Wilson and the ‘pop Calvinists,’ at least Wilson is consistent

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on December…

How you connect apocalypse to Advent affects how you interact with the news

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on December…

The horror of Let Us Prey may not be as far from home as you think

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on November…

If Good News Clubs get access to public schools, so does After School Satan Club

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on November…

Is it weird that Mike Johnson’s underage son is his porn accountability partner?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on November…

Association of Certified Biblical Counselors needs to look deeper than Bill Shannon to understand what ails them

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on November…

You don’t have to demonize us just because we’ve left the faith as you believe it

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on November…

Home: A Short Story

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Eden lay silent and still on her bed as the shadows watched…

Interview: “Rick Pidcock – Father Wounds and Andy Stanley’s Critics”

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I appeared on the Beached White Male Podcast this week to discuss…

Retributive theology opened the door to growth of the prosperity gospel today

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‘The moment we allow our hearts to go numb to the deaths of any children is the moment we shut down our humanity’

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on October…

Here are some ways to listen to Palestinian Christians

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on October…

It’s Al Mohler vs. Andy Stanley, part two, with Christianity Today joining the fray

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on October…

Religion’s Power: What Makes It Work (Review)

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What does Shannon Harris think now?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on October…

Criticism of Andy Stanley is rooted in father wounds

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on September…

Must we change our language to reach climate change deniers?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on September…

What we should learn from Deion Sanders and Nebraska women’s volleyball

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on September…

Why I reference evangelical women I disagree with in my writing

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One struggle I have as a religion writer is with how to cover…

The Director: A Tale of Biblical Manhood and Womanhood

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"For example, a housewife in her backyard may be asked by a…

A new metaphor could change the views of white evangelical conservatives

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on August…

Another C.S. Lewis knock-off letter shows what evangelicals get wrong about sex

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on August…

Comedy or tragedy? The stories we tell ourselves about creation

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on August…

Here’s how Fox News misled viewers in support of Kirk Cameron’s anti-woke book tour

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on August…

Appealing to religious freedom is the way to counter Christian supremacism in America today

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on August…

Why the patriarchy is hyperventilating over Barbie

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on July…

Interview: “Rick Pidcock – Eugenics, Tim Scott and Complementarianism”

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I appeared on the Beached White Male Podcast today to discuss…

Interview: “What You Need to Know About Bob Jones University — with Rick Pidcock”

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I appeared on the Full Mutuality podcast today to discuss the…

What’s really happening with the ‘never attenders’ and what does Donald Trump have to do with it?

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on July…

Interview: “Stay-at-Home Dads Sipping Patriarchal Tears — with Scott Okamoto & Rick Pidcock”

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I appeared on the Full Mutuality podcast today, along with author…

2023 was the year the evangelical obsession with Pride month turned violent

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Why I have empathy for Karen Swallow Prior

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on July…

Complementarianism may promote the death of the family

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The influence of celebrity culture on the court, in the church and in journalism

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on June…

How to connect the dots while watching Shiny Happy People

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on June…

Three billboards outside Nashville, Tennessee

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on June…

Yes, Tim Scott is a Black man, but he’s still promoting Christian nationalism

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This article originally appeared at Baptist News Global on May…