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It’s Complicated (Abortion and Choice)

We have a moral conundrum in front of us. I’m sure the title gives away that I’m writing about abortion, so some of you may take issue with me using

Petulant God (How S8 E5 of GOT Was The Most Biblical Yet)

  13.05.2019   Corey Leak   culture

SPOILERS FORTHCOMING!!! This week I was once again glued to my television screen as the latest episode of Game of Thrones unfolded. It was riveting television. It had great action,

Why We Must Abandon Whiteness

To my white friends out there reading this – You weren’t born white. You learned whiteness. If you’ve never heard that before, I can imagine you’re feeling any number of

The Emperor’s Clothes

I grew up believing that I shouldn’t give money to homeless people. At a young age, someone told me that homeless people were a bad investment. “They’ll go by drugs

Game of Thrones and The Bible

  11.04.2019   Corey Leak   christianity, culture

The Game of Thrones premiere airs Sunday!!! The anticipation in the air is palpable. GOT fans have waited two years for this moment, and boy is it exciting! I recently

Ten Claims that DON’T Prove You’re Not Racist

  28.03.2019   Corey Leak   culture, equality, race

There are specific labels in our society that no one wants to be attached to their character. Near the top of that list is the moniker of “racist.” People will go

Fear of Faith

I shared a quote this week in the wake of the terrible Christchurch shootings – the attack that left 49 families grieving the loss of their loved ones. The quote

I’m Not a Socialist But…

  14.03.2019   Corey Leak   culture, equality, future

I’m not a socialist, nor do I claim to be an expert on what it is. Full disclosure, I know very little about it from experience or study, and my

Not Safe For Church

A friend messaged me this video yesterday and asked what I thought of it. Initially, I wanted to have a conversation with the pastor…. I’m not sure I’ll ever get

Two Christian Beliefs About Politics That Are Outdated

  7.11.2018   Corey Leak   culture

There’s a lot of Christian rhetoric thrown around every election season. Some of it is helpful I suppose, but most of it is shallow, and doesn’t acknowledge the extreme complexities of