Abortion has compromised Christians

“I’d consider voting for [insert political candidate], but, well, abortion…” “I never would’ve voted for [insert political candidate], but, there’s abortion…” If you’re a Christian, odds are really good that you’re familiar with statements similar to these, and it’s quite likely you’ve made them yourself.  I know I have. There is no single issue that […]

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Do not be afraid

If there’s any single topic I am convinced I can speak with authority on, it’s fear. I’ve battled fear for as long as I can remember.  It colors my childhood memories.  The struggle was given a name as a teenager when it became known as panic attacks. Much of my life has been spent trying […]

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Rebel flags and same-sex marriage

American society has had an eventful few weeks regarding cultural debates and decisions, to put it mildly. A heinous act of evil that resulted in the tragic loss of life in Charleston, South Carolina has led us to question some of the vestiges of our past – namely, the continued flying of the battle flag […]

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Being single

Here’s the post I never wanted to write. I don’t like talking about being single. At this point in my life, people don’t like talking to me about being single. To be completely honest, most of the time it isn’t a big deal. It’s taken several years, but I’ve finally learned to enjoy it a […]

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When Easter feels joyless

The celebration of Jesus’ resurrection on Easter Sunday is the high point of the year for Christians. It is the single historical event on which the entirety of Christian hope rests – it gives meaning to the crucifixion that would otherwise be simply a tragic martyrdom, and it demonstrates to the Christian that God has […]

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Our love story

You and I live according to a story. Actually, we live according to several kinds of small stories, but there is some form of an overarching story we believe in that gives meaning to our lives. That’s one of the valuable critiques postmodernism has contributed to philosophy in general.  Events don’t happen to us in a […]

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