Dear Christian, Your Politics Are Ruining Your Witness

Today is election day. A general election to be specific. In my home state we find out whether recreational use of cannabis will be allowed, whether illegal immigrants will be able to obtain driver’s cards, and whether non-GMO products must be labeled as such.┬áNothing earth-shattering, but clearly important issues. I voted.┬áI will not, however, be…

When Christians Fight

Several years ago, I got into a debate with a close friend and the conversation went quickly south. What began as a discussion about our theological and political differences ended up in a shouting match in which each person’s character was called into question. I went into the argument with a “win-at-all-costs” mentality. Winning a…

Welcoming the Mystery of Depression

I’ve written before about how the struggles many have with depression really hits home for me. It’s something that several people close to me struggle with off and on, to the point of needing medical help to combat the recurring issues. Studies show that around 25% of the US population has struggled with depression for…