In my most recent blog post I was highly critical of the pro-life movement as a whole. After reading it, I realize it may give an incomplete picture of my views on abortion. I stand by what I said in that post, but there were some thoughts that could have been misconstrued when viewed by… Read More Why I would protest the Supreme Court or Congress over abortion: a follow up to my critique of the pro-life movement.
Various things have lead me to think about abortion in recent months. I have heard a fellow Denison student share her story of having an abortion, I have seen many white Christians attempt to deflect racial issues away from other issues on to abortion, and I have watched Lecrae’s testimony of having an abortion. I… Read More A critique of the pro-life movement
If I reach all unreached people groups and I have not love, I am nothing. If I end abortion, human trafficking, poverty, and racism and I have not love, I am nothing. If I am 100% sexually pure and I have not love, I am nothing. If my doctrine is perfect and I have not… Read More If I have not love…
I think it is common knowledge that conversations about politics and religion often are unproductive due to people talking past each other. This is obviously largely due to people being cranky and dumb, but I think it also has a lot to do with word choice and definitions. If there is one think… Read More Definitions Matter
I recently read Lament for a Son by Christian philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff. The book basically outlines the emotional turmoil he experiences following his son’s death. It is barely 100 pages but one of the best books I have ever read. Wolterstorff writes that “instead of explaining our suffering God shares it.” I find this profoundly… Read More More thoughts on pain and suffering