An Appeal to the Light – Prayers for Paris… And the World

   As I sit down to pen this reflection, the news reports of the terrorist attacks in Paris are still streaming in. Over 100 dead, dozens injured, countless lives shattered, safety and security destroyed. This attacks follows bombings in Baghdad and Beirut and add to a legacy of carnage and human brokenness. We've become so … Continue reading An Appeal to the Light – Prayers for Paris… And the World

Why the Whole “Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin” Thing is Basically a Lie.

Community is hard. Real, actual, loving, close-fitting, elbow-rubbing community is very difficult. This has become more evident to me over the past few days in the wake of the landmark Supreme Court ruling (Obergefell v. Hodges) that legalized civil marriage for same-sex couples throughout the entire United States of America. I knew intuitively last week … Continue reading Why the Whole “Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin” Thing is Basically a Lie.