Drag Queens Are Library’s Kid’s Story Tellers

For almost half a year now, the Public Library in Brooklyn, NY, has featured drag queen story tellers. Dressed in the usual sequins and bangles, these men in drag read stories to kids that have messages of accepting people who are different. Parents, of course, know they are drag queens because it is advertised as…
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Can We Be Happy Without A Mysterious Place

I think we all have our views as to what makes us happy. In the sphere of religion, believers cannot understand how non believers can be happy when they have no after life to look forward to. Non believers cannot understand how believers can be happy when what they believe is so obviously false. Philosophers…
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Jesus, Why Didn’t He Do What He Demanded Of Others

Sometimes I think someone should start a blog entitled, “Scripture Not Read in Church.” There are stories of Jesus in the Bible that do not make for pleasant conversation  after church. An example is in Matthew Chapter 18. The book has beautiful prose that is often read in church and referred to in casual conversation.…
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How Many Religions Are Enough

The military just revised again it list of “faiths” from which new recruits can choose as their own. The list is now 216. This list is a fascinating peak at our entire society. Not only are there 216 choices but several of these choices refer to a groups of beliefs that are further sliced and…
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Climate Change And The Evangelical World

There is a theological reason many if not most evangelicals do not believe the climate is changing. As Al Molher of the Southern Baptist Convention pointed out, arguing that humans are “the problem” causing climate change, flies in the face of the “truth”. The truth is that God puts humans on earth for the purpose…
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