Gun reform is a pro-life cause, and the arguments against it from conservative Christians are very weak. Here I examine some of these arguments, especially the argument that "Guns don't kill people - people do."
Why I Oppose Trump, as a Christian and a Conservative
Donald Trump threatens the very foundations of American democracy by undermining the core principles and moral assumptions of our civil order. Reelecting him threatens to destroy the framework within which all political debates can occur and be resolved peacefully, putting America on the first step to possible tyranny in the future. Therefore, Christians and conservatives should oppose Trump as a severe threat to ongoing civil order in America.
Trumpism Is Destroying Our Christian Witness
The witness of the church is being destroyed by Christian complicity with Trumpism, and much of the church won’t even talk about it.
Christian Hope, Optimism, and Suffering
Christians should not be optimists, but they should be full of hope. We should expect to suffer, but we are confident in God's promises of new creation.
Just wear a mask! Service, the Church, and Covid-19
Wearing a mask is an easy and obvious way to love our neighbors in the midst of pandemic.
Ideas for Lenten Disciplines
Some ideas on how to incorporate the Lenten disciplines of Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving into your life, as well as other resources on spiritual disciplines.
Worship, Participation, and Music
Fostering participation is a crucial goal for worship music.
“Everybody worships” – Worship as the Moral Pivot of Life
It's just a matter of what you worship.
Worship Doesn’t Always Feel Good
Worship is not about how we feel. Worship is an act of the will.