The Continuance of Hiding Truths

The Continuance of Hiding Truths

A local media outlet invited me to write a “letter to the ancestors,” in commemoration of Juneteenth. In the letter, I was asked to thank the ancestors for all that they gave in the hope that we would one day experience the freedoms and opportunities afforded others...
A Feature of the ‘Big Lie’ Is Always with Us

A Feature of the ‘Big Lie’ Is Always with Us

An untruth can be so blatantly obvious, so public, and responses to it so bizarre and unbelievable that it earns the “Big Lie” label. When that happens, it becomes a defining feature of the public conversation, and its crippling effects on commitments to a common good...
Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Moral Values Mold Public’s View of Journalism

Public trust of journalists has been in decline for decades in the U.S. A recent study conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research (AP-NORC) suggests that a key factor is skepticism about several core journalistic principles. Five core...
Standing for Truth – And the Right to Tell It

Standing for Truth – And the Right to Tell It

The alliance between white evangelicals and Donald Trump hurt the witness of Christians in our country and around the world. While many commentators have noted this over the past few years, one area not often discussed comes with the treatment of the press. The former...