The Kim Davis Discussion Must Include JFK

The civil disobedience of Kim Davis is big news. What hasn’t been explored is how this situation parallels that of John F. Kennedy more than fifty years ago. [Read more…]

A Call for Civil Disobedience: Remove the “God”

It’s a rare good cause that encourages civil disobedience. If you object to “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, do something about it. [Read more…]

Same-Sex Marriage Is the Law of the Land: Panicking Yet?

With Obergefell v. Hodges behind us, let’s consider Panic v. Reality [Read more…]

The Sin of Sodom was Homosexuality … Or Was It?

The story of Sodom and Gomorrah is often held up as clear evidence that the Bible was against homosexuality. But was homosexuality really the sin of Sodom? [Read more…]

Conservatives Will Hold Their Breath to Get Their Way

An ad in the Washington Post highlights conservative Christians’ resolve against same-sex marriage, which is expected to become the law of the land within days. Let’s take a look at their argument. [Read more…]

C. S. Lewis Gets Morality Wrong

C. S. Lewis is an influential Christian thinker, but undeservedly so. Consider his thinking on morality. His appeal to objective grounding for morals doesn’t stand up to cross examination, and we can better explain morality without this assumption. [Read more…]

Christian Book of the Year? A Diet Book.

Is Rick Warren’s latest bestseller about love and giving? Or is it all about making money? [Read more…]

A Defense of a Christian Homophobe

A pastor says that death by stoning should be the punishment for homosexuality. If it’s good enough for God, it’s good enough for him. Wade through the insanity, though, and there are valid points here. [Read more…]

Being on the Wrong Side of History on Same-Sex Marriage? Worse than You Think.

Opponents of same-sex marriage say that they’re fighting the good fight. They know they’re right, and they don’t much care how history will judge them. (But they should.) [Read more…]

Does the Church Face a Dietrich Bonhoeffer Moment? Maybe It’s Just a Case of the Vapours.

A Christian blogger makes a poor comparison that backfires. [Read more…]