Category Archives: Christianity

Pray for Iraq but Question your State

  Recently I have seen a host of “Pray for Iraq” memes, events and posts on my Facebook feed. Many, perhaps most of the people I know on Facebook are Western Christians from the U.S. and Canada. Many of them, including … Continue reading

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The Second Great Awakening and the Emptiness of Evangelicalism

Evangelicalism in the United States, and Christianity in the United States in general, has many problems. One only need to compare what is acceptable in Evangelical culture to the teachings of Jesus to see some of the more obvious conflicts. These … Continue reading

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Suey Park and the Dire Need for the Prophetic Tradition

“Where are all the prophets who love God?” – Ramone, spoken word poet Suey Park, (who was mentioned last on this blog regarding the furor over #CancelColbert) recently posted about her experiences in the church, and before you continue please … Continue reading

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Jeff Kinley and Looking at the Wrong Sins in the Wrong Place

The (Alleged) Coming Global Storm Recently a Christian author named Jeff Kinley released his book, As it Was in the Days of Noah. This release was timed to coincide with the release of the film Noah, apparently in an attempt to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Trinity Western University’s Law School, Discrimination, and the Need for Change

Recently my alma mater, Trinity Western University, had its law school approved by the B.C. Law society. However, there is controversy surrounding this issue because TWU is a private Christian university and it requires all its students to sign a Community Covenant. … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize You?: Why all Christians, including PM Harper, should oppose Harper’s agenda towards First Nations. (Pt3)

The Gospel is inherently anti-colonial yet many Christians throughout the centuries have been complicit in it. Colonialism is still alive and well today, even if we hide it better.  It is also still against the Gospel and the Way of … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize you: If so, then what gives with Christianity’s role in Colonialism? (Part 2)

If the Gospel is anti-colonial, why have Christians been so complicit in colonialism? I have argued that the Gospel is inherently anti-colonial. Combine that with the non-violence Jesus taught, practiced and expect us to follow (which thoroughly undercuts the main … Continue reading

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Would Jesus Colonize You?: The Anti Colonial Gospel (Pt1)

Would Jesus colonize you? Would Jesus colonize you? Would Jesus force you to convert to another culture, speak another language, adopt different values and change everything about who you are in order to follow Him? Judging the past actions of … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: A Case-Study

So far I have presented a rough outline of what Christian Fundamentalism is, discussed how it cloaks unassailable ignorance and fear as faith and why that is problematic, and argued that Christian fundamentalism is far more pervasive than Christians are … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Fundamentalism: So who is a Fundamentalist?

So far I have described the basic contours of Christian Fundamentalism and described how the main problem I see with it is that it creates a worldview in which it is impossible to recognize its most fundamental flaw: its widespread … Continue reading

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