Women, Behave. Don’t Ever Try To Lead Men.

I was reflecting on the pelvic denominations, those focused on abortion, gays and birth control, and realized something.  For about 40 years, I was a member of Methodist and Presbyterian churches.  Because I was in local politics, I also attended churches of many other denominations. In all those 40 years listening to Methodist and Presbyterian preachers, I’m certain…
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It’s Tough For Atheism To Be The Majority.

Even though several European countries, which used to be dominated by Christianity, now poll majorities in unbelief, it’s difficult to see how the U. S. could become a majority secular nation.  It seems like our ego is just too large. I’ve noticed among Republican Presidential candidates, one stands out in his ability to express American…
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If One Cannot Believe, Can He Get A Pass From Hell?

“When I think about religion at all, I feel as if I would like to found an order for those who cannot believe: the Confraturnity of the Fatherless one might call it.” These were the words of Oscar Wilde, published in 1907, were written while he languished in prison. Certainly, there are people who have…
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Is Pelvic Zone Theology On The Decline?

This phrase, or rather variations of it, has been bouncing around the blogsphere recently.  It has to do, of course, with right wing protestantism and the Catholic Church and their preoccupation with contraception, abortion and gay marriage.  These, we all know, are sins which rose in the ranks of evil things along with their political…
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Southern Baptist Convention Can’t Stand Lite.

One of the problems the Christian church has is it’s image of a downer message.  The message of sin and damnation, putting down gays and women and poking into the bedrooms and lives of ordinary people is taking its toll. I used the word, “image”, because this is not the message of all of the…
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