Religion/Spirituality

Did God Send Hurricane Harvey to Punish Sinners?

Like many people, I spent quite a bit of time over the past couple weeks watching the weather and tracking Hurricane Harvey and Irma. It was humbling and scary to watch the destruction caused by the two natural disasters. I also had several friends who were in the Houston and …

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We Have No King But Caesar

I saw a lot of social media activity from religious folks the other day about Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom: “Praise God!” “God is on the move.” “I praise the Lord for what He is doing in this land.” And so on. Everyone has a right to their own …

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The Tradition I Wish Christianity Would Borrow From Judaism

I think my favorite aspect of the Jewish faith has to do with how they deal with theological disagreement and debate. Namely, theological disagreement and debate are preserved in the sacred writings and traditions of the Jewish faith, rather than rejected. There is less pressure to find the “right” view. …

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