On Election Day, voters in Maine, Minnesota, Washington and Maryland will decide the future of same-sex marriage. Many of them will cast their vote based upon what they think the Bible teaches about same-sex marriage. But how many actually know? The disparity between conviction and knowledge is what I like to call the Lynn Westmoreland […]
Jack Levison is a regular religion blogger for The Huffington Post, touching on subjects ranging from snake handling to fatherhood to jelly beans.
Last week a recent college graduate stayed with us. Her parents, born and raised in Vietnam, spent time in a refugee camp in Cambodia, then came to Seattle, where her mother gives manicures and pedicures and her father is a landscaper. Talking with her reminded me of a trip my wife Priscilla and I took […]
I was driving into downtown Seattle when I heard the news of Randy “Mack” Wolford’s death on National Public Radio, in a British accent no less. Randy, a snake-handler in West Virginia, had died — bitten by a snake and poisoned. Mack had a spare room full of poisonous snakes, and he used to lie […]