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Most readers of this blog are likely aware that Southern Baptists are facing yet another defining moment. On February 11, 2014, Pastor Danny Cortez announced to the congregation at New Hope Community Church in Los Angeles that he had changed... Continue...

Author’s note: I wish I could read this article to you. I feel hearing my voice as I discuss the topic of transgenderism would be a clearer and more precise representation of my heart for these people. Words on a... Continue...

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise. -Psalm 111:10 We’re in the middle of discovering five tools that will help us think biblically about faith, work, and economics.... Continue...

High school graduation is a rite of passage unlike any other. You move from being treated like a child (legally) to being counted an adult, both in society and in any academic setting you might enter. Colleges aren’t even allowed... Continue...

This past weekend the lone American prisoner of war from the war in Afghanistan, captured by insurgents nearly five years ago, was released to American forces in exchange for five Taliban detainees held at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The five detainees included two... Continue...

In part 1 of “The birds and the bees,” I began outlining eight trajectories for parents and pastors to use in teaching children a gospel-centered view of sexuality. Part 2 completes the list. 3. Unapologetically champion marriage and children I've often... Continue...

Moral indignation without compassion is little more than petulance and self-righteous smugness. Mercy and acceptance untempered by a steadfast commitment to unchanging truth constitute moral weakness and can indicate, at times, self-loathing. Finding the perfect mean between these two demands... Continue...

There’s good news out of Louisiana. Last night, Governor Bobby Jindal vetoed a surrogacy bill. This is now the second time that Jindal has used executive authority to override surrogacy legislation. The bill was written with far greater restrictions in... Continue...

I re-watched the 1998 film Prince of Egypt with my kids recently. The film is a beautiful and moving dramatization of the Exodus, taking plenty of license to fill in narrative details where the Bible is silent. I appreciate the... Continue...

Capital punishment, or the death penalty, refers to the execution by the state of those guilty of certain crimes. Theologically, most mainline Protestant churches, such as Presbyterian Church in the USA, many Episcopal, and Lutheran churches, oppose the death penalty.... Continue...