When the Supreme Court announced its 5 – 4 decision a little over a week ago to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, news and social media sites lit up with celebrations in the name of love. I felt sorrow. I know many of you did, too. Our sorrow may confuse or even infuriate those who know us. How can you, followers of a loving God, not celebrate when men and women across the country are...
Table for One
Loneliness is rampant. And people everywhere point to this loneliness as reason to reject or rewrite Christianity’s teachings on marriage, sex, and gender.
From my perspective, it’s a tough era for singles. Singleness isn't new, but singleness as we know it today is. What can we all do to help?
There’s an increasing amount of cultural pressure to reject the traditional Christian teaching that sex and marriage should be reserved for one man and one woman. Compelling arguments abound. One I hear repeatedly is this: God is big enough and loving enough to embrace all kinds of love, not just heterosexual love. Almost every time I hear this, I find myself taken aback, stumbling a bit...
Sex Isn’t a Thing
It's so much greater. Changing our thinking about sex could change our world.
Why I Didn’t Want to March, and Why I Did Anyway
Last week, the Supreme Court heard arguments for two monumental cases regarding the future of marriage in our country. The court could rule in several ways, but ultimately, what they decide could clear the way for same-sex marriage to become the law of the land across the U.S. With so much at stake, people from both sides of this debate showed up in D.C. last week. I was invited by two dear...