Yes, The 10 Commandments ARE Un-American

Column by Rev. David M. Felten on July, 20 2023

Hooray! Yet another Christian Nationalist effort to strangle American values has gone out with a whimper. This time, it was a Texas Senate Bill that, if passed, would have required the 10 Commandments to be displayed prominently in every classroom in the state.

Religious Exemptions?

Column by Rev. Dr. Robin Meyers on October, 14 2021

Like so many of the injustices and inequities revealed by the pandemic, evangelical Christianity’s deepest values have also been unmasked.  Now that more and more businesses are requiring those who return to work to get the vaccine, people who have already decided not to get the shot, often by feasting on misinformation, have also decided that their “personal freedom” trumps any biblical injunction to be our sister and brother’s keeper.  But that is not all.

Why Separation of Church & State Matters More Than Ever

Column by Rev. David M. Felten on March, 7 2019

We’re in the middle a major identity crisis in our country – and a lot of it has to do with our collective failure to remember (or in some cases outright deny) that most of our founders were highly suspicious of religion. As you read this, theologically conservative Christians are escalating their efforts to revise history and take concerted action in consolidating their political power and reinforcing their prejudices with the force of law.

Prejudice: An American Reality and an American Tragedy

Column by Bishop John Shelby Spong on November, 10 2016

It is time that we as a nation stop pretending and face the facts as they are. The evidence is overwhelming. Despite concentrated efforts to perfume intolerance under code …