If you know much about the cultural debate on LGBTQ relationships in California then you will know that it has been a busy week in the news. This week's podcast covers three of these big stories. AB 2943 was withdrawn.... Continue Reading →
Today, the March For Our Lives drew hundreds of thousands around the United States. People were marching for human value and against gun violence. However, many don't realize the worldview assumptions behind this any many other cultural beliefs. We are... Continue Reading →
I just finished a two-week section on religious freedom and persecution with my students. In fact, I stopped writing their test in order to record the podcast and write this blog. I feel bad saying this, but I think it... Continue Reading →
I find that our culture has a difficult time discussing controversial issues like homosexuality. We are quick to jump to conclusions and start calling people names. It is possible that we quickly jump to name calling because we don't really... Continue Reading →
Who gets to draw the line?
Just because I can do something doesn't mean I should do it.
At one of my recent speaking events I had a great discussion with a student on the Biblical texts dealing with homosexuality. He had read that the verses condemning homosexuality were actually only condemning it in certain situations. His readings... Continue Reading →
Pursue health rather than avoiding illness.
The problem is that we want to hold others to a standard outside ourselves while claiming that a standard outside ourselves doesn't exist.