Shock, dismay and fear were some of my emotions as I witnessed the resolutions passed at the Liberal Conventions in Halifax in April, 2018. ..It called for the decriminalization of consensual sex work and of the purchase of sex work for those over the age of 18.
This perversion of justice on many levels is another exemplary display of the Trudeau leadership’s acrobatic skills – jumping around questions and bending over backwards for anyone.
U.S. president Donald Trump began the New Year in his signature style with another controversial display of twitter diplomacy. Naturally, the tweet, directed at the despot Kim Jong-Un drew the anticipated ire of liberals and progressives.
I began to see that the amount of melatonin in my skin might have more to do with my experience as an American than I’d realized.
It’s a good time for Christians to rethink politics. We must recognize that politics is not the ultimate answer for humanity and that seeking the Kingdom of God is. We must seriously consider prayer and thoughtful Christian engagement as ways of being in the world but not of it.
The Problem with Voting for Christian Issues I used to think that staying true to my Christian faith and being involved in the political process was a simple thing to do. All I had to do was tally up all of the issues I cared about most – issues I thought Jesus would care most […]
I have spent a lot of time over the past few months lamenting over what has happened in Ferguson, Missouri. I’ve read news coverage, testimony transcripts, public opinion pieces, and responses from black leaders. And I have watched in horror the video of Eric Garner as he was strangled by a police officer on a […]
An anti-homosexuality bill was signed into law in February by Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, but has since been invalidated by a Ugandan court because the bill was signed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. The controversial bill, first introduced in 2009, includes punishing first-time offenders with 14 years in prison, and authorizes life […]
Bias is hard to eliminate for anybody; the Palestine and Israel conflict is no exception. With much of the Bible having its focus on Israel, many Christians feel a natural leaning towards the nation. But when it comes down to it, the sobering news is that there is much more blood on Israel’s hands than […]
A few hours after I was assigned to write about the media’s silence over the Crimea situation, a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine. While the international political scene is still trying to find an explanation for the disaster, the families of the 298 victims will now finally be able to grieve. The initial […]