According to Amnesty International, one in three females worldwide —nearly one billion—are beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in their lifetime.
July 17, 2013
Recent allegations of sexual abuse have angered and distressed many, both inside and outside of the Church.
July 16, 2013
News reports of children being sexually abused within the faith community are almost a daily occurrence. An older survey conducted by Christian Ministry Resources found that child abuse allegations made against American churches averaged approximately 70 per week.
July 11, 2013
Remember a few weeks ago how North Korea’s current Dear Leader, Kim Jung Un, threatened to launch a nuclear war against South Korea and even the United States?
July 7, 2013
Theological training is becoming more impersonal than ever before. We can submit applications to institutions online and once enrolled we can submit our assignments online.
July 5, 2013
Latin America is not known as a bastion of Reformed thinking. Woody Lajara and I were in Costa Rica at the end of January for a week of teaching Pauline epistles in San Jose.
July 2, 2013
Last Sunday’s New York Times published, “The Gospel According to Me,” an Opinionator blog critiquing America’s spiritual quest for “the authentic self” as ultimately selfish and one that dead-ends at cynicism.
July 2, 2013
Last week, the Supreme Court issued rulings that boosted the cause of same sex marriage by a 5-4 decision, and ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was unconstitutional.
June 30, 2013
Rob Bell spoke, back in March, at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. In response to a question about gay marriage he said, "I am for marriage. I am for fidelity. I am for love, whether it's a man and woman, a woman and a woman, a man and a man."