Self-Marriage?

Sometimes you read and reread an article to see if the article actually said you thought it said. A few days before Christmas, Cosmopolitan published an article on its site by Abigail Pesta entitled, “Why I Married Myself.” If you are confused by the title, let me assure you, the article will provide no answers…

Has Valentine’s Day Eroded Love?

It’s Valentines Day. This day elicits joy from some, sorrow from others, and a frantic last minute search at stores from husbands trying not to admit they forgot. At the heart of Valentine’s celebrations, lies the notion of true love. Images of people snuggling up close to a fire, holding hands through a romantic movie,…

Christian, Are Loving Your Neighbor on Facebook?

Facebook, long the bane of my existence, has become increasingly painful in the past few months. I never thought I would long for the days of cat videos, but with the cynicism and criticism flowing from so many on Facebook, I now do. Attacks from the right and the left have made scrolling through Facebook…

Question the Numbers

Perhaps the greatest professional failure of the past ten years came when pollsters almost unanimously assured America that Hillary Clinton would win the presidential election by a landslide. The profession suffered a terrible blow to its credibility, but that doesn’t mean news outlets won’t inundate us with more numbers and more statistics. It does highlight…

Weekly Wrap-Up 11-18

Dallas Church Affirms LGBT Members and is Removed from Denomination Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas voted to accept LGBT persons into full membership despite warnings from the BGCT that they would be removed from the state convention. While many want to say that churches like this show evangelicalism shifting in favor of same-marriage, the fact…