I’ve been thinking about the challenges of accepting the so-called “affirming” position on LGBTQ issues, and it seemed like time to address my thoughts on the topic at some length.
I wonder, would it change us if we truly believed that God’s provision for us wasn’t dependent upon our righteousness? And how would it change us if we truly believed that God intended us to be the conduit of that exact provision for others of every station in life?
Can we really tell the difference between spiritual milk and solid food? Maybe sometimes what seems like steak is actually milk.
I just finished drafting a paper I’ve titled “A Personal Framework For The Morality Of Abortion.” It explores my own studied understanding of the topic.
For almost 250 years, our annual national birthday party has celebrated a splitting apart of people. And perhaps that legacy has unfortunate fruit.
I’ve added a couple more book reviews. I’ve just finished reading read a couple books on the problems of nationalism and (I think it’s related) the way that some segments of the American church are more interested in winning than being Christlike.
Boundaries are a good thing. I’m adjusting my boundaries on social media, so I have better chances to learn from others, and to minimize the emotional arguments that so often pop up.
What if the very time we’re supposed to mourn with those who mourn is when we’re rejoicing over the very thing they’re mourning? Or the very time we’re supposed to rejoice with those who rejoice is exactly when we’re mourning the very thing they’re rejoicing?
It’s a really basic question – and therefore worthy of some attention. Some quotes, and then my own thoughts.
I added nine more books to the Reading List page today. Check that page for full details.