Would I Have Been a Slave Owner? Thoughts on Racial Reconciliation

While growing up, it was not at all uncommon for history lessons in school to cover the topic of slavery in America, especially every February during Black History Month. Horrified by some of the gruesome stories I heard, I would shake my head in disbelief and wonder how anyone could have been a slave owner, …

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Beauty and the Beast: Responding to the Culture

Over the past few days there has been an uproar in Evangelical circles about a homosexual storyline that will be featured between two characters in Disney's live-action version of Beauty and the Beast. I am certainly not surprised by this, as our culture has been heading in this direction for a while now. Disney clearly …

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Why the Government Keeps Failing Us

“Hope.” “Change We Can Believe In.” “Make America Great Again.” Pretty much every adult in America could quickly recognize and identify these recent presidential campaign slogans. These slogans serve as reminders of the many promises made by politicians throughout history, and at the same time, they also serve as reminders of the lack of follow-through …

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Strangers and Exiles Seeking a Homeland

There are many ideas and opinions floating around concerning President Trump's recent executive order on refugees. Without a doubt, it's a touchy subject, and (maybe to your relief) I'm not writing this post to give my two cents on the matter. But this current "hot topic" in the news, along with the division, protests, and …

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