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What happens to the pro-life movement if Republicans keep winning?

If Republicans continue winning elections with Trump, victory would embolden the GOP to embrace the three most salient characteristics of Trump’s style: lies, resentment, and mudslinging. This would be a disaster for any Christian causes connected to the GOP.

It’s Time For Pro-Life Christians To Reject Republicans

The Republican Party under Trump has proven itself morally unfit to represent the pro-life movement. The longer the Republican Party is the face of the movement, the more credibility it will lose. As a result, the time has come for pro-life Christians to vote against the Republican Party.

Music for Holy Week: Fernando Ortega’s “The Crucifixion of Jesus”

Despite my deep love of music, I seldom write music reviews, largely because I listen to classical music 90% of the time, and I just don’t have the corner on classical music reviews. But I also listen to worship music,... Continue Reading →

Was there really “no room in the inn” for Jesus?

When Jesus was born, was there really “no room in the inn?” I love this season more than any other, in both its darker Advent shades and its brighter Christmas morning celebration. So I was deeply surprised when a few... Continue Reading →

Singing Christmas Music During Advent

A few thoughts on why flexibility on the church calendar during Advent may be in order

Children in Church: Habits for Eternity

This essay available as a pdf here. A Typical Sunday Last Sunday my family went to church as we always do on Sundays. I am the music minister at our church, so I was standing at the front of the... Continue Reading →

“Let the Children Come Unto Me” – Reflections on Infant Baptism

A warning to the reader: This is really long for a blog. I've stopped trying to pretend that I can ever fit what I have to say into 700 words. For those of you who may not want to read... Continue Reading →

Morality and Politics Part III: On Faith

Reason cannot answer the most fundamental moral questions, so our morals are ultimately based in faith.

Morality and Politics Part II: Liberalism’s Moral Problem

The core liberal values of rationality and consent are not an adequate foundation for morality.

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