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The Dirty S-Word of Easter

The Dirty S-Word of Easter

There is a dirty word in our culture – one that, if mentioned, will bring the “tolerance” police running, guns blazing. Just about anything can be said, nowadays, except this. Spend a few minutes online and you can find vociferous cultural defenses for how “cheating is wrong” is just an opinion, euthanasia is not only […]

“I Wouldn’t Do It, But I Wouldn’t Say That It’s Wrong”

“I Wouldn’t Do It, But I Wouldn’t Say That It’s Wrong”

“I wouldn’t do it, but I wouldn’t say that it’s wrong”. It’s a sentiment I keep hearing, everywhere. Certainly from non-Christians, but, increasingly, from the Christian community as well. And the snarky question I want to ask back is, “Why not?” But I know the answer. It is an answer borne from a view of […]

Same-Sex Marriage, Part 9: The Ultimate Goals of Both Sides

Same-Sex Marriage, Part 9: The Ultimate Goals of Both Sides

Same-sex marriage is one of the most significant cultural issues of our day. This series has attempted to illuminate the tremendous negative consequences that affirming gay marriage would have on the institution of marriage itself, and on our culture as a whole. Read the other parts of the series here:   Part 1: What is […]

Easter’s Message of…Not Tolerance

Easter’s Message of…Not Tolerance

I hate tolerance. Wikipedia (the source for all things cultural, of course), defines tolerance as “a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry.” The United Nations’ Declaration of Principles on Tolerance defines tolerance as “respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich […]