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‘We Have No Visible Finish Line’—The Case for Why Moms Are so Burnt Out

This is why moms are always so quick to snap. This is why we are so sensitive. Because we are desensitized. We are numb. We are so beyond burnt out.

14-Year-Old Boy In Foster Care Asks For “A Home and People That Love Me”

What Darrious hopes for most is a family, and a place to call home. He is currently in foster care and lives with other foster kids in a group home.

Jill Duggar to Dad Jim Bob: “You Treat Me Worse Than My Pedophile Brother”

A new, scathing memoir by daughter Jill Duggar Dillard released this week, and an excerpt published in People Magazine shows that it does not portray Jim Bob Duggar in a positive light at all. 

Jayson Bradley

Jayson is a God-botherer, writer, marketer, musician, and pastor in Washington State. An unapologetic grace and coffee junkie, Jayson desperately longs to see himself (and the church) conformed to the image of Christ. See more from Jayson on his website.

Is Wasting Food a Sin?

As long as there are people who don’t have enough, wasting food is a form of moral bankruptcy.

8 Signs of Religious Brainwashing: Is Your Church Brainwashing You?

"Here are 8 signs that your church, group, or community has slipped into an unhealthy and dangerous form of groupthink."

To the Christian Guy With the Smokin’ Hot Wife

The truth is what you’re trying to communicate and what is being heard aren’t always the same.

5 Tips for Making Friends With Atheists

"We all would rather monologue then dialogue and this means we have to be content with our stereotypes about each other. It’s nonsense, and I’m opting out."

No, God Doesn’t Always Rescue You

"Does God intervene? Yes. Sometimes he does—but sometimes he doesn’t."

10 Christian T-shirts That Give the Church a Bad Name

"Between you and me, I think that my faith is too powerful, beautiful, and complex to be summed up on a Christian t-shirt."

Adam, Eve, & Worshiping a Great Big Vulnerable God

"Why not curtail the implications of Adam and Eve’s choice? What if—instead of completely poisoning the human race—eating this fruit just gave them explosive diarrhea for a year?"

5 Things Fundamentalists Forget About Jesus, From a Recovering Fundie

"Truth is, I’m a recovering fundie. I was baptized in a particularly conservative church and believed that somehow I’d been fortunate enough to be baptized into a congregation that was right about everything—lucky me."