Volume 18, Issue 4

The Inevitable Will Take More Effort
By Dr. Robert N. Minor
If this can happen among the conservative judges of Utah and Oklahoma, then who’s next? Missouri? Alabama? Texas? And make no mistake about it — the right-wing is running even more scared that this can happen in their own backyards. It’s ready to play even more serious hardball to keep its cultural relevance apparent and its fund-raising up.

Brains in Our Shorts
By Lori Heine
Not only do anti-gay Christians keep their brains in their shorts, but their hearts also seem to be stuck there. Thus do they demonize other human beings instead of reaching out to them with God’s love.

No Matter How Ugly It’s Going to Be, There’s Hope in 2014
By Dr. Robert N. Minor
2014 won’t be a pretty year. But falling into hopelessness, hiding, turning inward, and refusing to fight all of this would be self-destructive, disempowering and a vote for the ugliness.

“Duck Dynasty” Phil Robertson’s Theology: Dead or Alive?
By Myriam Renaud
Robertson’s dead theology is downright ugly.

Never Let Other People Define Your Reality
By Rev. Dr. Jerry S. Maneker
The easiest way to go astray is to let others, including denominations and other professing Christians, tell us what to think and how to act and, thereby, put us into bondage to their views of the world and their view of how a Christian is to think and act.