Pink Can Be A Boy’s Color Too: Why I’m A Male Who Just Had His First Mammogram

Radiology technician performing mammography scan

This isn’t a post about theology, Christian culture, or any of the other things I typically write about. Yes, this is a post about the 1%, but not that 1%. This is a post about breast cancer and the fact that 1% of new cases each year occur in men. In a world where all things breast [Read More...]

We’re Not Actually Socialists, Even Though Everyone Seems To Think We Are

Great China-01

“Socialist.” It’s the new word that’s been thrown around these last few years as a way of criticizing someone without actually talking about the issue at hand- typical with name calling. Not a week seems to go by without this word being used to describe me, and I would venture to guess that if you sit [Read More...]

Brittany Maynard Didn’t Commit Suicide (What We Can Learn From 9-11′s “Falling Man”)


This article also featured at: … The past few days have been filled with news that terminally ill 29-year-old, Brittany Maynard, has ended her life with medication prescribed by her physician. She did so under legal physician assisted suicide provisions in the state of Oregon. Had Maynard not taken the medication, she would not have [Read More...]

The Hobby Lobby Fallout Is A Disaster For The Truly “Pro-Life”

I’ve always considered myself “pro-life” though I have distanced myself from the modern pro-life movement as I disagree with the goals (abolition instead of actual reduction) and because it’s not actually “pro-life” in any holistic sense; it’s simply pro-gun, pro-war, and pro-birth. Most of those still culturally entrenched in the modern pro-birth movement have hailed [Read More...]

Who We Are For, or What Are We Against… how do we want to be remembered?

This past Friday, the House of Representatives voted to repeal/alter the Affordable Care act for the 40th time. While I am not an apologist for Obamacare, my Christian values lead me to be an outspoken supporter for the poor and oppressed, which means that I desperately want to see Obamacare implemented. Do I think it [Read More...]