As we celebrate American Independence Day, many of us are looking forward to burgers, hotdogs, baseball, and spending time with friends and family. We gather to celebrate the ideals upon which our nation was founded. A Union founded on the principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But as we look to the current … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Christians Need To Be Able To Disagree Politically
If there is one criticism that’s levied against Christians more than any other, it’s that we’re judgmental. That we’re morally superior and hypocritical. To be sure, part of this criticism is unfair. Oftentimes, the whole Church gets lumped in with the horrific stances of some fringe groups that could only loosely be identified as Christian. … Continue reading Are There Times When Christians Should Judge?
If you pay attention to the news (or even just your newsfeed), then you probably know that a recent measure in the New York State Senate has sent shockwaves throughout the nation. The bill expands access to abortion.This conversation is always accompanied by very strong emotions--and rightfully so. What we’re talking about is the fundamental … Continue reading How To Approach The Abortion Conversation
Have you ever noticed that every artistic depiction of Jesus looks basically the same? Jesus is western European, many times even with blue eyes. He has long, flowing hair and a beard with a strong jaw underneath. Oh, and He’s somewhere in the neighborhood of 6 feet tall. That’s the classic image of Jesus. Except … Continue reading Will You Sacrifice Jesus on the Altar of Your Political Ideology?