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How do we understand religious freedom vs. discrimination?

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 →

What does the Bible say about homosexuality?

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 →

How can we understand the sexual confusion of our culture?

Who gets to draw the line?

Kim Kardashian and the Moral Questions of Surrogate Motherhood

Just because I can do something doesn't mean I should do it.

What does the Bible really say about homosexuality?

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 →

Why Christianity Isn’t Just a List of Don’ts

Pursue health rather than avoiding illness.

Why Post-Election America Points to the Existence of God

The problem is that we want to hold others to a standard outside ourselves while claiming that a standard outside ourselves doesn't exist.

Do objective moral laws point to God?

Objective morality exists and the most reasonable explanation is an objective moral law giver.

Is free will an illusion?

If free will exists, and there is good reason to think that it does, then there is something outside this natural world that gave it to us.

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