A quick update.

I’m on my way back home from Mississippi today, where I just helped coordinate some more campus conversations about Christianity and homosexuality. These went swimmingly! We were able to disagree respectfully, we all learned things, and there was absolutely no shouting on either side. Woohoo! Meanwhile, I’ve been so excited to see the many … Read more…

> People do what they know to do—not what you think they should know. Maya Angelou, quoted by CNN

Tell me about you!

Yesterday I wrote a little bit about me, but now I’d like to know a little about those of you who are reading this blog! So tell me about you: What brought you here? Why are you interested in this blog? What are you hoping I’ll discuss? But tell me, too, about the little … Read more…

“I love you so much that I need to hit you with this Bible. Really, really hard.”

By far the most frustrating thing about having conversations on controversial issues is when people don’t know when to stop fighting. It’s like going to play paintball with your friends, and then after the game is over, finding that someone won’t stop shooting. “Whew! Well that was fun. Okay, let’s get this gear off and … Read more…

> Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. Proverbs 3:27 (NIV) In other words, being a Christian isn’t just about avoiding sin, it’s about avoiding complacency. We’re called not just to steer clear of the bad, but to intentionally seek out the opportunities to … Read more…