This scene in ‘The Bachelorette’ speaks to a larger issue, that people consider themselves religious, yet they don’t actually want to follow their religion.
To believe that Christ is your savior, you have to believe he has saved you from something, which sinners will never understand if Mama Church keeps telling Papa God to have a Snickers every time he’s acting a little too Old-Testamenty.
As Democrat governors embrace infanticide, it appears Democrats are once again poised to follow the extremists in their party. Why aren’t they simply reversing course?
Humans have the propensity to jump from idol to idol, but lapsed Christians in the process of healing should recognize the path forward is through Christ.
Progressive religious writer Nadia Bolz-Weber maintains the evangelical purity culture she hates but flips the identification of the pure and the impure. She redefines sin and reassigns shame.
Hypocrisy, even that which stinks to the highest heaven, does not and cannot disprove truth.
The universal hatred of human death is a unifying force. Let’s not use it to divide. Instead, let’s take some time to rejoice in common ground.
Rachael Denhollander gave a heartbreaking yet beautiful answer to the forgiveness question in a victim impact statement she delivered to Nassar in court.
Ta-Nehisi Coates has accidentally hit upon a central Christian doctrine that Christians refuse to talk about: We are guilty, and we can do nothing about it.
Here’s a little secret we have to say out loud: Women love the sexual interplay they experience with men, and they relish men desiring their beauty.
The more dirt we consume, the more of other people’s sin we gorge ourselves on, the more we want. The more we want, the more we seek. The more we seek the more we find.
Technically, yes, hurricanes exist because of sins like extramarital sex and abortion. Yet theodicy — reconciling God’s goodness with the existence of evil — is much, much more complicated than such sneering reductionism.
Hillary Clinton’s inability to take responsibility for her failure to win is so noticeable that many people make fun of her for it. But it’s also the most human thing she does.
Amid their male privilege, these Hollywood directors apparently forgot that a sizeable segment of the population has gone barking mad.
Christians need to reflect on their knee-jerk reaction to anything dealing with sex before making judgments about sin.
Maddi Runkles is just a small symptom of a larger dilemma within the church: holding unwed, pregnant teen girls to a separate set of standards than others who fall from grace.
Both feature protagonists trying to purge themselves from a murderous past. But Raskolnikov and Baby find answers—and freedom—in different measures.
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