Sacred Grieving and Abortion in New York State

The Privilege, Duty and Call of Grieving – From Daniel 9:1-20 As I heard the news about the passing of the “Reproductive Health Act” here in New York this week, I was hit with a fresh wave of wonder at … Continue reading

Thinking Biblically – About Government Shutdowns

Does the Bible have anything to say about government shutdowns? Not directly. But there is a Biblical principle which bears directly on the impact of such a shutdown, regardless of whether or not it is owing to one party or … Continue reading

Gavin Ortlund’s review of William Paul Young’s “Lies We Believe About God”

I was planning to write a review of this book myself (and may still) but Gavin Ortlund’s review for the Gospel Coalition’s website is already here. Take advantage of it. GAVIN ORTLAND’S REVIEW In short, those of us who thought … Continue reading

Not the “LAST” word, but “A” Word on a Biblical view of refugees and sanctuary

With all of the current controversy and discussion in our nation regarding immigration, refugees, the idea of sanctuary and the like – those on all sides of the discussion seem prone to invoke “Christianity” in support of their views, policies … Continue reading

To be, or not to be – A Buzz-kill. Thoughts on Christian Cuevas and The Voice

Christian Cuevas on The Voice Like many, I’ve been alerted to the recent semifinal performance of [The] Voice contestant Christian Cuevas. He sang the popular worship song, ‘To Worship You I live.” And let me start off by affirming both … Continue reading