So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 2

Messianism, Drones and San Salvador Nationalism and messianic violence are two sides of the same coin. Stated differently, the belief in one’s nation as “chosen” or “set apart” encourages a Continue Reading →

    So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 1

    Intro “While I am pope,” said Pius XI, “no one will laugh at the church.”[1] During Pius XI’s papacy, the temptation to retract this statement would have, at times, looked Continue Reading →

      Vicky Beeching & Your Convictions: How To Hold Your Convictions about Same-Sex Attraction

      Recently, Vicky Beeching came out, in her own words as “gay” and was interviewed recently in a conversation with a more “conservative” interpreter of Scripture about her decision. The interview Continue Reading →

        How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 5 Gestures of Charity vs. Acts of Solidarity)

        My fifth post in this series (pt. 1, 2, 3, & 4 here) imagines an alternative model for church communities where the privileged stand in solidarity with those at the margins Continue Reading →

          How Long Will Justice be Crucified and Truth Crushed? (Pt. 4 Charity and the Poverty Culture)

          In my fourth post of this series, I investigate the ways that the “poverty culture” and the practice of charity remain symbiotic to one another. Charity, in more ways then one, perpetuates Continue Reading →