The Privilege of Single-Issue Voting

In recent weeks there have been numerous church leaders and pastors speaking out on their various views concerning the impending election day and the “Christian vote”. Some have seemed to straddle the middle, some have denounced the President for his failure to uphold Christian values in his character and demeanor; but most have predictably landed […]

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Pastoral Depression and Suicide

Last week, a post was shared around Facebook about a pastor in California who had committed suicide. Many lamented at how young and successful he seemed. My first reaction when I saw it, however, was not, “Oh no I can’t believe it.” Instead, it was “There goes another one…” As a pastor in ministry for […]

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The Trump in All of Us

On election day, I went to bed saddened by Trump’s overwhelming win in the race for President. I had been fearful for this election for some time, not just because of Trump, but because there was no presidential candidate I could in good conscience root for. But the burden I felt didn’t quite settle in […]

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Duck Dynasty and Anti-Christian Sentiments: How Christians can Respond with Integrity and Dignity

On Wednesday morning, A&E Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson was suspended indefinitely from the show for comments he made in an interview with GQ magazine over his views on sin and homosexuality (you can read the whole interview here, as well as the suspension details from both a Christian and secular perspective). After being asked the […]

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