Election 2016: The Political Incarnation of American Values

Every day, the level of political discourse in our country seems to hit a new low. As much as Secretary Clinton likes to quote Michelle Obama’s dictum, “when they go low, we go high,” both candidates have shown themselves to … Continue reading

Personhood – Part 2

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy (Proverbs 31:8). When dealing with the issue of personhood in … Continue reading

Personhood – Part 1

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you … Continue reading

Conscience and Worship

When pastors engage others in conversation about their conscience – the sense of one’s self in relation to God and creatures – we are usually dealing with those who understand conscience as an inner voice. But one must realize that … Continue reading