Freedom Without Responsibility is Moral Adolescence

Freedom Without Responsibility is Moral Adolescence

Our public discourse today is saturated with the word “freedom,” but the more the word is used, the less meaning it seems to convey. For many in our culture, the concept of freedom is only understood in a negative way. Freedom is the unbinding of any authority over...
White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

White Christian Nationalism Fuels Insurrection

Warlike rhetoric, racist epithets and chants of “traitor” echoed through the halls. Baseball bats and flagpoles became weapons used to attack police officers, who were also doused with bear and pepper spray. Four police officers provided firsthand testimony this week...
Secular, Sacred Aren’t Polar Opposites

Secular, Sacred Aren’t Polar Opposites

Editor’s note: The original headline has been revised for clarity and accuracy. There is no shortage of speakers and authors decrying the descent of our culture into a valley of secularism. One account of this trend is a lecture at Notre Dame University given by...
Deciphering the Evangelical Lexicon

Deciphering the Evangelical Lexicon

The redefinition of Americanized Christianity from a primary call to follow Jesus to a fear-based ideology has solidified during the highly divisive political activities of recent years. To accomplish this fuller evangelical evolution, words had to change meanings....