I understand that I am within my rights to refuse to wear a mask. However, I also think the responsibility to consider the health and good of others outweighs my individual right.
Censorship, Civility, and the Critical Competition of Ideas
I share concern over misinformation, but I don’t believe censorship is the answer. I think the answer lies in critical thinking, the competition of ideas, and civility.
A False Dichotomy Gone Viral
Why none of us should settle for the false dichotomy between denying the danger of Covid-19 and promoting panic over Covid-19.
10 ways to avoid “zoom gloom”
While online platforms for meetings are convenient, currently necessary, and can provide a measure of connection, if we depend on them too much, they can leave us feeling more disconnected, isolated, and depleted than we expect. This post looks at why this happens and offers some tips to curb the gloom of Zoom.
Faith, Fear, & Foolishness: The Importance of Christian Response to COVID-19
It’s not a question of whether or not churches could physically gather; it’s a question of whether or not churches should physically gather. And they should not.
Leading and Responding Wisely to COVID-19
It goes without saying that these are unusual times. My wife and I went for some groceries last night and ended up making stops at four places…… Read more “Leading and Responding Wisely to COVID-19”
Praying for the President?
Regardless of which lever you pull in the voting booth, if you claim to follow Jesus, the practice of selective prayer is an act of disobedience.
A Physician’s Perspective on Elective Abortion
I often think about my patient’s lives outside of my office; their victories, their struggles, their heartaches and joys, and how these issues in their life might affect whatever is concerning them medically speaking. As a women’s health physician, included in those issues that I consider is abortion. With such a serious topic as abortion, I find myself asking many questions…questions I would urge everyone to deeply consider.
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.
When are human beings considered human persons?
Reactions to both the New York law and the defeated Virginia Bill center around whether or not the developing human fetus is considered a person and on what principles people reach such different conclusions. This post summarizes three perspectives on the issue of personhood.