Fast-forward almost twenty years and the tables turned. Now I was the one coming out to my brother, not as gay, but as Christian.
The primary difference between complementarians and egalitarians has to do with the roles of men and women, and the relationship between them.
Within evangelical Christianity there has been a debate brewing for decades now between so-called complementarians and egalitarians.
To what tradition does the term "traditional marriage" refer?
Here in the United States we really like our idols. In fact, we elevate people to the level of idols...
It is at least possible that those events in the Bible which are dismissed as supernatural and, therefore, impossible, might simply be cryptonatural.
At what point did Jesus cease being a Jew? Never. At what point did his Jewish followers cease being Jews? Never. There is no language in the New Testament which states: "They ceased being Jews."
I work for a church which is unusually diverse, and this diversity is reflected in our music as much as anything else.
If churches in this country expect to counter the widespread attrition which is gutting mainstream Christianity, the single most important factor will be diversity.
I was recently confronted, online, with the following attack, not only on my faith, but on faith -- on religion -- in general: "...even a cursory, critical look shows religions, unfortunately, have never been able to [live and let live]. Everything from home schooling to genital mutilation to nearly every violent conflict around us in … Continue reading The Roots of All Evil
A couple years ago I was accused of anti-Semitism. Anyone who knows me will realize how ludicrous such an accusation is. Several people to whom I've related this story actually laughed out loud. This incident occurred shortly after I took part in the 2015 Page-to-Stage Festival, an annual event at the Kennedy Center which allows … Continue reading This Isn’t What I Wrote