Bryan Fischer Does Not Speak for Christianity

  I haven’t written anything about yesterday’s horrendous events in Newtown, Connecticut because a number of writers with far more skill and wisdom than I continue to produce outstanding, thoughtful, compassionate commentary that I think will be invaluable in guiding our citizens as we grieve.  As a general rule, I… Continue reading

How To Never Become a Grown-Up

If you wish to download this as a PDF formatted for a single page, click here: Never Become a Grown-Up (Printable). Few people actually grow wiser as they age.  Even if we do, we all feel like we’re walking around in our parents’ clothes pretending to be adults.  90% of the… Continue reading

Why I Use the Word “Bigot”

So why do I refer to people who deny full inclusion to LGBT persons in their communities as bigots? This is actually a fairly common question raised by those who comment on my various writings and Facebook posts. Here is my response. After fifteen years as an ordained member of… Continue reading

Mothers Day Wishes

  As a child, I watched with some amusement the almost comical, fawning performances typical of Southern, evangelical churches on Mother’s Day. As a teenager, I came to realize that much of the rhetoric contained therein actually functioned to reinforce patriarchal structures that intentionally excluded women from leadership roles, and… Continue reading