The Social Justice Movement Stands in Opposition to Self-Evident Truths

Those who promote social justice ideologies such as critical race theory and groups like the 1619 project have in common their disdain for the founding of the United States. Simply summarized these activists would condemn our nation as a fundamentally flawed and racist endeavor. But their attempts to achieve justice by assigning guilt and innocence …

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People Don’t Follow Science, They Follow Worldviews

This year we have been bombarded by presidential candidates, local government officials, media members, and even neighbors all encouraging us to “follow the science”. While primarily being used in the context of Covid-19 policy, following science is hailed as the answer to many problems of our day including political, environmental, and social issues. Unfortunately, those …

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The Problem in Following Your Heart or Your Head: Part Two

There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.Proverbs 14:12 With our current cultural moment weighing upon me heavily I came across some familiar words of Jesus in Luke chapter 6. After reading the words that follow I came to the conclusion that I cannot trust the …

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The Problem in Following Your Heart or Your Head: Part One

One of the most fascinating episodes in the life of Jesus is when he heals a man’s withered hand on the Sabbath day. Compared to some of His other miraculous works, this particular healing may not seem as impressive. But the reaction of the bystanders sets this miracle apart because it reveals just how hardened …

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As a White Father to Black Sons There Are Things I Will Never Know

As an adoptive father to foreign-born sons there are many things I will never know: The disorienting loss of a biological family. The crippling fear of separation from everyone that I trust. The gnawing pain of hunger as my little body fights for survival. The cramps in my belly due to parasitic infection. I can …

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