Photoshopping Death

Funeral homes specialize in doing everything necessary to whitewash the very basis of their existence. They pretty up the corpse […]

The Shanty Christ Across the Tracks

Years ago I attended a big, splashy wedding that was rumored to set the bride’s father back tens of thousands […]
June 01, 2017 by Chad Bird

Unchristianity: Putting Jesus on the Unemployment Line

If you want to be a good guitarist, you play the guitar until you’re good. If you want to be […]
April 05, 2017 by Chad Bird

The Horror of the Same Old Thing

Why do churches careen off the path of orthodoxy and into the muddy ditch of heresy? Why does a spouse […]
March 13, 2017 by Chad Bird

Gospel Phobia

If the devil took over a church, what would it look like? Deacons smoking pot while watching Sunday School students […]
November 30, 2016 by Chad Bird

Gospel Phobia

If the devil took over a church, what would it look like? Deacons smoking pot while watching Sunday School students […]
November 30, 2016 by Chad Bird

Mr. Ritual and Ms. Grace: The Ideal Marriage

We all know husbands and wives who just don’t seem fit each other. The adrenaline junkie married to a knitter. […]
October 06, 2016 by Chad Bird

Mr. Ritual and Ms. Grace: The Ideal Marriage

We all know husbands and wives who just don’t seem fit each other. The adrenaline junkie married to a knitter. […]
October 06, 2016 by Chad Bird

Your Own Personal Bible—And Other Insanities

Christians are perhaps the only people in the world who put their names on the cover of a book they […]
July 14, 2016 by Chad Bird

Your Own Personal Bible—And Other Insanities

Christians are perhaps the only people in the world who put their names on the cover of a book they […]
July 14, 2016 by Chad Bird