Top 10 Christian Songs That Also Work as Parodies of Christian Songs

A look back at an era of Christian pop that was so bad it’s good.

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5 Books All Atheists and Other Outsiders Should Read

Yes, you really should read the Bible. And plenty of Orwell.

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The Atheist Minister

Gretta Vosper says prayer is “being attuned to the world” and church “has to be on the edge of whatever is next.” Is her congregation the future of church?

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Who’s Afraid of a (Partly) Fictional Bible?

How 2014’s Bible controversies give evangelicals a chance to read scripture more faithfully.

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10 Things Every College Student Needs to Know About Religion

I love teaching students about religion. But we’d go deeper and further every semester if everyone understood these 10 basic ideas.

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For People of Faith, Michael Brown’s Death Is a Cosmic Tragedy

An event like this should help us hear God’s invitation to us to break down human boundaries.

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How My Diabetes Diagnosis Taught Me to Run

I had to start exercising so that I wouldn’t die. But the threat of death turned out to be the wrong motivation.

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Believing in Nothing Is Really Something

Why believing in nothing has not left a void in my life.

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Is James Foley a Martyr?

The American journalist’s murder by the Islamic State has Christians debating whether he should be considered a martyr.

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Vatican: Defrocked Diplomat Who Abused Children Could Face Extradition

Stripped of his diplomatic immunity, Jozef Wesolowski

 could be sent to the Dominican Republic, where he preyed on young boys.

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Why Christians Shouldn’t Celebrate Mark Driscoll’s Downfall

When we celebrate the downfall of another, we wake to realize we are also celebrating our own.

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Mark Driscoll to Step Down While Mars Hill Reviews Abuse of Power Charges

The Seattle megachurch pastor leaves his pulpit amid increased controversy and scrutiny.

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7 Ways to Think about Earthquakes and God

An atheist considers the options.