The chant, “1915 Never Again!” has taken on greater urgency, as bewildered we look around and think, is it possible? The pain is deep, the question, how can this happen again? is real.
Category: Social Issues
Throughout the first three and a half centuries, Christians were outlaws, without equal rights—but that did not stop them from living well for the advancement of the kingdom of God.
Today, one of the most serious issues we face is that we no longer know what any of these words mean.
When I am faced with the racial tension that is plaguing our nation, what is it that I want?
Proverbs 18:17 (ESV) 17 The one who states his case first seems right, until the other comes and examines him. I think we’ve forgotten the wisdom found in the book of Proverbs. Actually, I think we’ve forgotten wisdom altogether. Although we’re told in the book of James to be “quick to listen, slow to speak, […]
Black Lives Matter and Here’s Why
Black lives matter. And the reason black lives matter can only properly and fully be understood through a Biblical worldview. Black lives matter because God has created each person in His very image and imbued them with infinite value. Black lives matter because the God of the universe created them to be His image-bearers, reflecting […]
My heart is broken and my mind is racing, none of this makes sense. How can a police officer have his knee on the neck of a hand-cuffed man, ignore the clear cries that he cannot breathe, refuse to treat him with common human decency, basically (I don’t know how else to put it) murder […]
So far, so (much) good
Early in the book of Acts, persecution broke out, Christians scattered, and the Gospel spread throughout the world. What was hard on the church was used for its expansion and the fulfillment of its mission: make disciples of all nations. On the other hand, a lot of church historians would point out that after the […]
When I was 18 years old and had recently graduated from high school, my good friend and I were invited to the Mars Symposium in Washington, D.C. We had been the winners of a JPL-NASA sponsored essay competition for high school students. My friend wrote most of our essay, which is to say that I […]