#Moonshine Jesus Show – May 29, 2023

Join Caleb and Mark as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of a modern fairytale involving life, love, and loss, the 2022 movie “Three Thousand Years of Longing.”

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Christianity, Translated for the Non-Religious

The non-religious are by far the fastest-growing religious demographic in America.  So how shall we who are progressive Christians talk about our faith with them, when the appropriate occasions arise?

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Why The Clergy Lied – Book 1

A Journalist's Academic Report on LBGTQ and Christianity

The book series provides solid arguments for inclusion of LGBTQ+ Christians in the world’s religious denominations. This book also examines the continuing exodus for those in the LGBTQ+ community and others who have no interest in being included in today’s mainstream churches.

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How the Clergy Lied -Book II

A Journalist's Academic Report on LBGTQ and Christianity

In this Book II of the series, Day explores the impacts of critical historical Biblical interpretation and suggests LGBTQ people have been asking the wrong questions about the Bible.

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#Moonshine Jesus Show – May 22, 2023

Join Mark and Caleb as they enjoy a themed drink (or two) and bring their high-octane progressive Christian perspectives in consideration of Apple TV’s newest entry into the post-apocalyptic genre, “Silo”!

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Ask A Progressive Christian – Q: Can I be a Christian without being baptized?

Ask A Progressive Christian – Can I be a Christian without being baptized?

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Please, Never Read the Bible

I have a caveat: never read the Bible without some sort of reliable scholarly information by your side.

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Book Review of Decolonizing Christianity: Becoming Badass Believers

By Miguel de la Torre

Decolonizing Christianity is a hard book to read – but it’s one white Christians should read, especially those of us who claim to be progressive.

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Ask A Progressive Christian – Q: Can you be progressive and a Christian?

Ask A Progressive Christian – Q: Can you be progressive and a Christian?

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Ask a Progressive Christian – Can You Be a Gay Christian?

Ask a Progressive Christian – Can You Be a Gay Christian?

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Jesus with a whip and his enlightening anger issues

When, if ever, is anger appropriate? If we want to be good actors in the world, and become the peace we’d like to see in the world, can we allow anger to exist? How do we know when anger is ok and how much anger is ok?

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Heavenly Homos, Etc.: Queer Icons from LGBTQ Life, Religion, and History

Saints and heroes of the LGBTQ community come alive through bold artwork in ‘Heavenly Homos, Etc’. by Dutch priest Jan Haen. He paints diverse people of faith, courage, and love who can inspire readers with new models of queer holiness. The clear, concise style packs a whole pantheon of saints into a single user-friendly volume.

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TULIP: The Poisonous Flower of Calvinism

This book explains the beginnings of Calvinism and the later individuals who played a significant role in its perpetuation. Many contradictions are discussed.

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Rethinking the Metrics of Congregational Success

It would be refreshing for churches to boldly proclaim a countercultural message that love, compassion, community, service, and justice matter more than institutional survival.

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Ask a Progressive Christian – Q: Is the Rapture Real?

Today’s “Ask a Progressive Christian” with ProgressiveChristianity.org Board Member Rev. Dr. Mark Sandlin Q: Is the Rapture Real?

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Religion, Politics, and Reclaiming the Soul of Christianity

A Spiritual Imperative for Our Time and Our Nation

God’s unconditional love is the quintessential element, the heart and soul of the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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Whisper and Relevance

When I look at the writers who examine the relation between religion and politics, most take their cues from the Bible. There are two problems with this approach.

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6 Radical Ideas: How Jesus Transformed Faith

In this new book, Robert Harris looks at six radical ideas advanced by Jesus concerning the nature of God, blessing, incarnation, piety, salvation, and atonement.

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