Monthly Archives: July 2017

Why Fundies Cling to Trump in Spite of his Sinful and Outlandish Behavior

by Charles S. Oaxpatu One of my favorite Christian writers is Dr. Susan M. Shaw at Oregon State University. She earned an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Women Studies and English at Oregon State University.  She also holds an M.A. … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter and the Southern Baptist Convention

by Charles S. Oaxpatu You may not have felt the “p” waves and “s” waves on Monday of this week, but a significant earthquake occurred in the halls of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Nashville, Tennessee. Its source was … Continue reading

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When Healing the Sick Becomes a Political Act

by Charles S. Oaxpatu My on-line Christian friend April Kelsey has written another brilliant essay on the Christian faith, healthcare, and politics. If you are formulating your own personal ideas about Christianity and healthcare; Christian responsibility for “the least of … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Self: How Jesus Joined the GOP

by Charles S. Oaxpatu Most of you are familiar with Pat Robertson, his Christian Broadcasting Network, and its long-running flagship program The 700 Club.  I was not aware of this until today, but the former executive producer of this program … Continue reading

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