I've had the blessed opportunity of collaborating with my friend Bob Lesnefsky, aka "Righteous B", for almost 15 years now. We first met while he was helping with the Steubenville Youth Conferences. He became a youth minister in a neighboring parish to where I was doing youth ministry and we often ran combined retreats and events. [...]

  Today is the feast day of one of my favorite saints, St. Maria Goretti. As a young man, I had two medals on my scapular: one was St. Joseph, and the other was St. Maria Goretti. Her story of purity, faith, and forgiveness is one of the most inspiring stories of a teenage saint [...]

This is written for those who consider themselves to be followers of Jesus Christ. Gay marriage has dominated the headlines in every major media source these past few days. Equal signs are everywhere in social media. Lawyers debate the “legality” of same-sex marriage. Proponents of gay marriage proclaim this as the new “civil rights movement.” [...]

This past January, Starbucks made a statement about same sex-marriage. This is from an executive vice president: "Starbucks is proud to join other leading Northwest employers in support of Washington State legislation recognizing marriage equality for same-sex couples... It is core to who we are and what we value as a company." That caused a [...]

Green Lantern is gay. And no, that's not an opinion of the Ryan Reynolds movie. This week it was revealed that Green Lantern is a homosexual. For those of you don't know, Green Lantern is a comic book character with a power ring that can create solid constructs (a sword, a car, a large fist, etc.) [...]

Yesterday, the Internet and news media was abuzz with the latest news from the White House: Obama has publicly stated that he is in favor of gay marriage. This comes a few days after Vice President Biden said he thought gay marriage was okay—clearly testing the waters for Obama's announcement. I think this is both [...]

If you haven't had the chance to read some of the comments and replies on my previous post of, "The Bible, bigotry, and same-sex attraction," I'd encourage you to do so. Thanks to everyone who took the time to respond. I couldn't be happier—this kind of dialogue is everything I want the blog to be about. [...]

At a conference for High School journalists, Dan Savage gave a talk that was supposed to be about anti-bullying. Instead it was anti-Christian. As he began to talk about the "bullish*t" of what can be found in the Bible, many Christian students stood up and walked out on him—a move he later called "pansy-assed." Here's [...]