The Unsilent Church:

Reclaiming the church as a great social justice movement maker

Month: January 2017

  • I Take the Bible Literally…

    I Take the Bible Literally…

    “I don’t take the Bible literally but I do take it seriously.” –said many a progressive Christian Boy, if I got a dime for every time I heard a progressive Christian say the above quote, I would have paid off my seminary education 10 years sooner. Truthfully, I have said this myself. Progressive Christians, for […]

  • Church is not about comfort….

    Church is not about comfort….

    Last week, I was driving with my 9 year old on I-94 here in Michigan.¬†We were close to Kalamazoo when a pickup started to pass us. Instead of passing completely, the pickup slowed when the passenger side window was even with me. When I glanced to my left, the white man in the passenger side […]

  • The Christian Faith is inherently political…get over it…

    The Christian Faith is inherently political…get over it…

    I am coming to believe that “Christendom” was the absolute worst thing that happened to the Christian faith. “Christendom” can mean many things, but what I am referring to is the period of roughly 1500 years where the Western Church was closely aligned¬†with the political and military powers of the Western world. Christendom started in […]