Marriage Equality — What Have Christians Lost?


Should Christians who are celebrating marriage equality empathize with those who are grieving over the Supreme Court ruling? [Read more...]

Why We Shouldn’t Say “Modest is Hottest”


“Modest is hottest” is a phrase that needs to disappear. Immediately. It needs to be completely erased from the Christian lexicon—because it plays right into the secular objectification and hyper-sexualization of women. [Read more...]

Biblical Marriage and Biblical Justice


Are you growing weary of the outcry of angst, fear, and frustration over marriage equality from Christians who claim to believe in biblical marriage? What if more Christians who say they believe in biblical marriage would actually practice biblical justice? [Read more...]

Speak the Truth in Love


“Speak the truth in love” is a phrase that some Christians love to toss out when they encounter disagreement, as if repeating those trite words will magically win debates. All too often they use it as a license to spew pet positions in a manner is that is far from actually being loving. [Read more...]

“40 Questions For Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags”


Kevin DeYoung of the Gospel Coalition asked 40 questions to Christians who support LGBT equality. Fair enough, Kevin. I’ll take you at your word that you are sincere in your desire to understand why we believe what we believe. [Read more...]

Be Ye Kind One to Another


The media is noisy these days with opinions about controversial issues. People on both sides of these issues advocate for something they call “kindness.” Earlier this month, I was in the presence of death three times in six days. I was also in the presence of extraordinary kindness. This kindness has made me consider: what sort of kindness cultivates Gospel justice and mercy in the midst of contention? [Read more...]

Breaking Down Southern Baptist Rhetoric Against Same-Sex Marriage


While Southern Baptists have been vocally repenting of their support for slavery and Jim Crow since 1995, they have done virtually nothing to actually make amends. One of their own members, an African American pastor, noted that if the SBC was serious they would champion policies that would actually make a difference, such as criminal [Read More...]

Will Someone Please Tell Christians That the LGBT War Is Over?


Christians across the country refuse to accept the implications of the Supreme Court decision. Like the Japanese holdouts after Word War II, they continue to fight on, seemingly oblivious to the political, social and theological realities around them. [Read more...]