Don’t You Dare Turn Your Head: The Self-Immolation of The Rev. Charles Moore


The fiery passion of 79-year-old retired United Methodist pastor The Rev. Charles Moore is raging in my soul right now.  On June 23 around 5:30pm, Moore exited his vehicle in Grand Saline, Texas, doused his body with gasoline and set himself on fire.  After rescue efforts by bystanders, Moore was taken by helicopter to Parkland […]

Coconspirators in Uganda’s Recent Homophobic Bill: Mainline Christians


  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill today that gives a penalty of life in prison for many homosexual sexual acts.  Despite the homophobic policies in their own denominations, the reaction from the mainline Christian world has been swift.  Some of the mainline folks I have read have consistently spoken very nasty of President […]