Last Friday Tony Jones, a blogger and theologian I admire, went to the internet and made his argument that it’s time for a schism over the role of women in the church. In his list of reasons of why the church should schism, Tony tap dances awfully close to the unity=uniformity line. This is something scripture does not endorse and, in actuality, speaks against.
Veterans day is always somber for me. There’s a connection between veterans that is difficult to explain or express. Starting from the very first day we all arrived at boot camp, no matter the branch, to the day we bid goodbye as we reached our EOAS, we all lived, breathed, ate, trained, and, in some […]
This post is part of the Syncroblog series “The New Pacifism: Cases For & Against Nonviolent Ethics #TheNewPacifism“ “Put away your sword,” Jesus told him. “Those who use the sword will die by the sword. Don’t you realize that I could ask my Father for thousands of angels to protect us, and he would send them instantly? But […]
As I write this, the United States is one day away from hitting the debt ceiling with no plan on the horizon. Yes, the Senate is to reconvene at 12:00pm EST to continue to piece together a plan to raise the debt limit and possibly re-open the government, which has been shut down for 16 […]
I’ll be the first to admit…this year’s National Coming Out Day is a little different, and a whole bunch more personal than in previous years. Over the years, I’ve been able to cheer and celebrate with friends of mine who gathered the courage to declare openly who they are. This year, though, the one who […]