A Bishop’s License to Ill

Christians are called to win the battle of ideas and values in secular society, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said Tuesday. via Never accept’ separation of faith from political engagement, Archbishop Charles Chaput says Chaput is my bishop. I can say he is a man of integrity: pretty hardcore about certain things and I’d be willing to …

On Rooting for the Gays Chick-Fil-A Edition

Any so-called Christian movement that inspires or coddles hatred is a debasement of the values Christ stood for and ultimately died for.

Fear Is the Path to the Dark Side

Ta-Nehisi Coates on Fear Is the Path to the Dark Side: “ Fear leads to anger… It’s no surprise that the former Navy pilot sees himself as a champion of the military, and he chides Obama for inexperience in pushing to lift the ban on openly gay service members. But McCain is indulging in semantics when …

How Glad Are You That John McCain Isn’t Your President?

Reposted from TNC. How Glad Are You That John McCain Isn’t Your President?: “This glad, ‘my friends.’ Check out this exhibit in pettiness and condescension. You are watching a man obstinately etch his name on the wrong page of history. It’s amazing how all the high talk about respecting the opinions of the military disappears, when you …

On Rooting for The Gays

Recently, I was taken to task about the morality of homosexuality and how the Bible “clearly” teaches it’s practice is a sin. Frankly, I never believed that and having other priorities chose not to bother examining the issue other than cataloguing some verses. Other things are important to me in my faith journey. But given all the proud bigotry surrounding so-called “gay marriage” and the civili rights of LGBT persons I’m seeing, I decided to give it a look see.

More Reasons Why I’m not Conservative

In the 20th century, it was conservative intellectual William Buckley who defended white supremacy in the South. I hear people talking about how National Review–a magazine that speculated that the Birmingham bombing was the work of a “crazed Negro”– has, of late, betrayed its holy intellectual roots and I wonder what planet they’ve been living on. People …

The White House – Blog Post – Celebrating LGBT Pride Month

The White House – Blog Post – Celebrating LGBT Pride Month: (Via The White House.) Keep it real, O.

Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside

Well – Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside – NYTimes.com: “When a loved one is in the hospital, you naturally want to be at the bedside. But what if the staff won’t allow it? That’s what Janice Langbehn, a social worker in Lacey, Wash., says she experienced when her partner of 18 years, Lisa Pond, …

Taking Their Kids

Op-Ed Contributor – Anti-Gay, Anti-Family – NYTimes.com: “Most ominous, once ‘pro-family’ groups start arguing that gay couples are unfit to raise children we might adopt, how long before they argue that we’re unfit to raise those we’ve already adopted? If lesbian couples are unfit to care for foster children, are they fit to care for …

Decision 2008 – Gary & Gary Unmarried | The Daily Show | Comedy Central

Decision 2008 – Gary & Gary Unmarried | The Daily Show | Comedy Central: “” (Via The Daily Show.) Embarrassment.