Only syncretized faiths value the supremacy of human laws. We value truth. The truth is that the state took another Black girl from her family under the pretense of safety, and then it killed her.
Allison’s work should compel Christians to contemplate the destruction wrought by purity culture, in our churches and homes and summer camps and institutions: in other words, every place where people thought they were safe, until the church leaders in their lives failed them, all in the name of purity.
Who would your ‘Samaritan’ be today? A politician? A troll on Twitter? A violent terrorist? A police officer? An anarchist? Someone with a different sexual orientation?
Not many people get argued into thinking differently, but experiences and stories move us, especially when we have the humility to listen and to view ...
The Second Amendment offers neither the moral authority nor unlimited legal authority for gun ownership. It is time that Americans, and especially my fellow evangelical Christians, refocus the faith they have placed in that article.
If we’re serious about pursuing deep and meaningful cross-cultural relationships, we need to put in a bit more work. We can’t just live in our own lane and interact when someone different from us happens to occasionally show up where we live.