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"Grace"less Christianity

A church called Point of Grace in Iowa that was renting off-site office space to a day care center has taken a rather radical turn. Ironically, it appears they're offering anything but grace to those who toe t...
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Babies: Born This Way?

I was recently quite disturbed by this story of a couple in Toronto who have refused to divulge the gender of their recently born child, who they named Storm (how perfectly gender ambiguous!). Though Storm d...
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What Do You Mean by Sin?

From time to time, I have been asked in the academic classrooms where I have taught to define what I mean by sin.  I always respond by saying, “Sin is what diminishes the humanity of another person and of the...