LGBTQPPFB, QUEER, or just GNC?

The growing number of accepted gender non-conformities is growing each year, and the number of combinations of gender identity and sexual preference is multiplying to the point where we may need a better general term for such non-standard sexualities. In this article, I first argue for...

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Is American Patriotism Un-Christian?

American patriotism, I would argue, is not as simple as most. Unlike most countries, our patriotism is not based primarily on ethnicity or shared lands or history or even culture, but on ideas and ideals, much of which was informed and under-girded by Christianity and...

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No Quick Fixes for Gun Violence

Our political system is polarized on many issues, many of which, like education and healthcare, probably do not yield to a simplistic either or, statist or free-market solution. Gun violence, brought to our attention by another mass shooting, is also one of these contentious issues...

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The Ten Aspirational Statements and Gay Marriage

Recently, historically conservative Christian colleges started changing their policies regarding gay marriage and sexual orientation. This is in part a move to comply with the reality of the nationwide legal approval of gay marriage as decided by the SCOTUS in Obergefell v. Hodges issued in July of this...

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Egalitarianism and Male Spiritual Formation

A lot of people I know and respect have abandoned the Complementarian view for Christian Egalitarianism.. High profile evangelicals have furthered the dialog, like Rachael Held Evans‘ in her book Year of Biblical Womanhood. But as I’ve repeatedly affirmed, abandoning full Complentarianism for Egalitarianism is...

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