Life (or health) of the Mother

Most Americans on both sides of the abortion debate are familiar with arguments for ending a pregnancy when the life of the mother is threatened. Newer legislation, however, will often add the words “or health” of the mother. This post examines the problematic nature of the addition of the words “or health” when describing the pregnancy as a danger to the mother.

Giving Social Media Another Chance

Social media are tools, instruments, products. Like a hot stove, a sharp knife, a tuned guitar, or a running laptop, social media are means by which one can create content for distribution. The decision on whether that content will be enriching or destructive is entirely up to the one wielding the tool.

When my church talked about sexual abuse.

A few months ago, I did a series of sermons on marriage, singleness, and sexuality. One of those Sundays was dedicated to the reality of sexual abuse. A panel of people joined me on the platform to share their expertise and their stories. It was a powerful time that empowered a lot of people, especially since every member of the panel is also an active member of Calvary.