Jesus is the worst sales pitch ever

Have  you ever sat in on a timeshare presentation? You’re on vacation, spending $100 every time you get out of the car with your family, and a very nice front desk person tells you… “Mr. McLane, if you’d be willing to sit down and talk with us about our vacation packages, we’ll give you $100…… Continue reading Jesus is the worst sales pitch ever

Caught between two religions

If you are a fan of storytelling, and chances are good that you are, you need to subscribe to the Moth podcast. The Moth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of live storytelling. They put on live storytelling events where members of the audience get a few minutes to tell a story, live…… Continue reading Caught between two religions

Republicans Make Strange Bedfellows

Last night I caught a moment of a news story that made me chuckle. Meghan McCain [stinkingly close to my daughters name, by the way!] was the keynote speaker at an event designed to push Republicans to reconsider their position on gay marriage. John McCain’s former campaign boss, Steve Schmidt, took it a step further…… Continue reading Republicans Make Strange Bedfellows

The Gospel is Social

As I mentioned in my post last night, my head is spinning a little as I think about today’s evangelical church. And yet I know that simply by saying that the evangelical church should stop doing church the way they currently that some people will instantly categorize my thought as “social gospel” in order to…… Continue reading The Gospel is Social

Secret Sex

I’ve been around Christians long enough to know that they like to talk about sex. In fact, I know enough about internet traffic to know that only one thing is more popular than a post about sex. In fact, most of you are reading this because you clicked on a link with a keyword you…… Continue reading Secret Sex

Is James Dobson’s Reign Over?

I’ve talked about this before. But I think it is safe to say James Dobson no longer represents the middle of the road Christian. I don’t think I’m in the middle of the evangelical road, but I think it’s becoming clear that he’s now losing traction with the masses. I hate to sound like Rush…… Continue reading Is James Dobson’s Reign Over?