Yesterday, I met some of the most vulnerable people in the world…

Across the snow-covered mountains that surround the region of Amasia, light from the winter sun glistens against the ice, making it difficult to see. The air is dry and thin atop of this range, a cluster of high rolling hills that run north and stop just shy of the border that Armenia shares with Georgia. Life is never easy in the northwest corner of Armenia’s Shirak province, … [Read More]


Why We Become Morons When it Snows

I live in Nashville, and I'll be the first to admit that a lot of people in this town turn into complete morons whenever we hear rumors that we might be getting flurries. Yes, the chance for flurries make some of us really nervous and compulsive. As soon as … [Read More]

Progressive Fundamentalism: A necessary conversation

I grew up in a church environment that shunned people who didn't believe exactly the same things about God and culture that I believed in. Our community wasn't built on love, peace, and understanding; its foundation was agreement. Disagreements often caused … [Read More]


Apparently, mini skirts talk…

I found this vintage pamphlet at Christian Nightmares. I Googled its title because I was curious what mini skirts talk about.  I found Don W. Hillis's text at Here's a short excerpt: Unless I am misreading the situation we seem to make our … [Read More]

Let My Jesus Go

Let my Jesus go (enough is enough)

As you may have heard, a recent poll found that American Christians are more likely to support torture than non-religious Americans. The poll, conducted by Washington Post/ABC found that 69 percent of white evangelical Americans "believe the CIA treatment was … [Read More]


A second typhoon: the Philippines needs our help

On November 8, I walked the streets of Tacloban City in the Philippines, photographing a candlelight vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan’s deadly rage. With more than 100,000 people participating in the memorial, it was an emotional … [Read More]