It’s been a big week for the Supreme Court, SCOTUS, DOMA, Prop 8, and churches nationwide. As I’ve watched profile pictures change on Facebook, hashtags trend on Twitter about #equality, and browsed online photo galleries displaying happiness and tears of joy come from couples who can finally, legally, engage in federally-recognized unions, I’ve been bothered… Continue reading How Should Christians Respond to SCOTUS’ DOMA ruling?
Homosexuality might be the most controversial topic in the U. S. today. It becomes extra controversial when combined with the Christian faith, and I recently dove headfirst into the tension by writing a news story for Christianity Today called “Hope for the Gay Undergrad.” The article provides a glimpse into what’s currently being done to… Continue reading Is There Hope for the Gay Undergrad?
For those unfamiliar with the Chick-fil-A conflict that’s come up over the past month that has likely led to the company’s vice president of PR going home to Jesus (here’s more on Don Perry’s death July 27), here’s the rundown: Chick-fil-A owner Dan Cathy recently stated that he supports “traditional family marriage,” which many opponents… Continue reading Christians, Conflict & Chick-fil-A