Jesus, Homosexuals, and the Grace of God – Wehner Responds to DeYoung

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Recently Peter Wehner reflected here on homosexuality, grace, and Christian witness — a matter very much in the news as Alan Chambers of Exodus International recently issued a very public apology for the hurt many gays have experienced at the hands of the church, and announced he is shutting down the ministry.  Pete is a [Read More...]

The Family Devotional, Reinvented

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My nearly-five-year-old daughter loves ABCMouse.com.  And I have to admit: it’s pretty terrific.  Sure, the images and animations are very simple, and sometimes they games seem way too easy for the designed age group.  But I like that she’s engaging in something educational and entertaining at the same time, and she likes that she’s singing [Read More...]

An Evangelical Christian Looks at Homosexuality – by Peter Wehner

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I’m honored again to have a guest post from my friend Peter Wehner, former deputy assistant to President George W. Bush. Wehner served also in the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations, serves now as a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and coauthor with Michael Gerson of City of [Read More...]

Virtuous Minds – Faithful Christianity in College

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Recently I published the first part of an essay from professor Douglas Groothuis and adjunct professor Sarah Geis, both of Denver Seminary.  As of this posting, it ominously has 666 shares.  In spite of this ill omen (please, all ye who assume evangelicals are idiots, see my tongue firmly planted in my cheek here), I’m [Read More...]

The Merits (and Demerits) of the “Radical” Movement

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As noted below, an important and complex discussion has arisen around the “radical” movement.  My thanks to Barton Gingerich of the Institute on Religion and Democracy for his contribution to this conversation: * Remember Your Baptism: A Message for Radicals, Legalists, Wheat and Tares By Barton Gingerich American evangelicals are finally debating the merits of [Read More...]