3 Identities of the Christian Man

What is a Christian? In spite of the New Testament’s clarity, if you were to ask a dozen self-identified evangelicals about their Christian identity, you’d get a dozen, mystifying, disparate answers. Some would reject the label “Christian” in favor of a deconstructed term like “Jesus-follower” with presumably less cultural baggage. Some wouldn add a slew … Continue reading 3 Identities of the Christian Man

Three Ways Our Adoption Enriched Our Understanding of the Gospel

Last Friday, after two and a half years as foster parents, my wife and I finally adopted our five-year-old son. Surrounded in the courtroom by loved ones, fellow church members, and case workers, we felt the weight of paperwork and legalities dissolve away, replaced by peace in our veins and tears in our eyes as … Continue reading Three Ways Our Adoption Enriched Our Understanding of the Gospel

Human Sexuality in a World of Screens

The debate over sexuality in America has moved far beyond what behaviors are okay and what is off-limits. Buried beneath, there is questioning over what it means to be human. Our culture essentially says our physical bodies have nothing to do with the way we should live our lives. Earlier this month, discussing transgenderism, Laverne Cox asserted to TIME Magazine that biological gender "doesn't necessarily mean … Continue reading Human Sexuality in a World of Screens