Christianity™: A story about Nashville and faith-based privilege

EDITOR'S NOTE: While this post is specifically about Nashville, it's likely not just about Nashville. For more than 20 years, I've been emotionally connected to Nashville, the city that I call home. I love Nashville because I love music--the Bluebird cafe, Ryman Auditorium, and the lights and sights of Broadway. I love Nashville because of its strange (and sometimes … [Read More]

Matt Chandler, TVC and Karen Hinkley make peace…

This is just in. And it seems to be good news--very good news. I hope this is a beginning toward healing for all involved. Peace, MPT.   According to The Wartburg Watch...   Here's the statement from the church. Karen's statement follows … [Read More]

Dear God, what is Matt Chandler thinking?

As you likely know, Matt Chandler is the pastor of The Village Church, a Southern Baptist and neo-reformed mega church in the Dallas area boasting a weekly attendance of 11,000. Chandler is also the president of the Acts29 network, and one of the many pastors … [Read More]


11 Christian Books To Give Moms

When Jessica, my wife, was writing her book, The Fringe Hours: Making Time For You (<-an excellent book idea for mothers in my opinion), she surveyed more than 2000 women, engaging them with questions about their time, their passions, and their … [Read More]