UPDATE: World Vision Has Reversed Their Hiring Decision

After immense pressure from the evangelical community, World Vision has reversed their decision to allow the hiring of gay married couples. While this doesn’t change my love for and continued support of World Vision, I’m extremely disappointed in their decision. But I’m more profoundly disappointed and incredibly disturbed by the response of so many in Continue Reading...
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What Really Changed After The Resurrection? (A Challenge For Lent)

(Painting by Krystyna Sikora) Back in college one my professors shared what he called the most challenging question any student had ever asked. What really changed after the resurrection? On the surface it’s a deceptively simple question to answer for most Christians. Without much hesitation we would say things like, “Evil has been defeated!” “The Continue Reading...
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Complementarianism: The Church’s Segregation Problem

Separate but equal. It was a doctrine enshrined into American law by the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson. In short, the doctrine “justified and permitted racial segregation” on the grounds that such segregation was constitutional, and therefore legal, so long as services, facilities, public accommodations, housing, medical care, education, employment, and transportation of equal quality were Continue Reading...
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What If Jesus Had Been More Like The Arizona House Of Representatives?

(Painting by Eric Feather) By now you’ve probably heard that the Arizona House of Representatives voted 33-27 in support of a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to the gay community if doing so is against their sincerely held religious beliefs. Religious beliefs being, in this case, code for the Christian faith. Fortunately, Continue Reading...
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