The following is an open letter to Mark Tooley and others who have criticized my Sojourners Article about the 4th of July. Mark is the president of the “Institute on Religion and Democracy” (where his reflection on my article is posted) and also writes for “The American Spectator.” See either link for the relevant article. [Read More…]
I have not always had many of the more ‘controversial’ views that I hold today. For most of my life, I embraced a typical evangelical stance on everything from theology to politics. However, as I have been engaging the Scriptures for the past 6 years, my views on several (not all) of these issues have [Read More…]
Unpopular Annual Post: "Why Christianity and the ‘4th’ are Incompatible" OR "Why this is NOT a day to celebrate" OR "Why my friends wont like me for the next week or so"
I want to start out this post with a huge disclaimer… what I am about to say may sound radical or irrational to some. I also want to say that I have a great respect for those who differ with me on this issue that I am about to discuss, so I invite your ideas [Read More…]