The Implications of Christians Forcing Christianity on Others

The Implications of Christians Forcing Christianity on Others

On the surface of the recent decision by the Supreme Court, it may seem SCOTUS has decided that when it comes to birth control, this is something that you need to buy on your own and it is not the responsibility of the employer to provide this through a federally...

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Who Speaks for the Persecuted?

Who Speaks for the Persecuted?

In the depths of a prison in Khartoum, a woman who just gave birth to her daughter is waiting to die. Her crime is being a Christian, and while she was given an opportunity to convert to Islam and spare her life, she chose to die instead. In Iran, a...

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Yes, Our Church is Green

Yes, Our Church is Green

“… there are no two ways of looking at either the world or God. There is no distinction between human welfare and concern for ecological preservation. The way we relate to nature as creation reflects directly the way we believe in God as Creator of all things. The sacredness with...

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If You Don’t Hear Crying, the Church is Dying

If You Don’t Hear Crying, the Church is Dying

People were bringing little children to Christ to have Him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these. I...

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So, which is it? Jesus or Jeezus?

So, which is it? Jesus or Jeezus?

The other day, my five-year-old asked me to explain to her who Jesus was. She’s a pretty inquisitive and very precocious kid, so replying with something simple like ‘He was the Son of God’ or ‘He was sent to show us the path we should follow’ wasn’t going to fly...

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Shame to Those That … Feed Their Babies?

Shame to Those That … Feed Their Babies?

“Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad for her, all you who love her … for you will nurse and be satisfied at her comforting breasts; you will drink deeply and delight in her overflowing abundance” (Isaiah 66:10-11). I came across an Orthodox Christian message board the other day, which for...

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A Life is a Life Right? Apparently Not to Some

A Life is a Life Right? Apparently Not to Some

Texas Governor Rick Perry said on the day his State passed one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country that he and the people of Texas “…celebrate and further cement the foundation on which the culture of life in Texas is built.” Ironically, he was celebrating this ‘culture...

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