Hate is a four-letter word in the West. Christians are often accused of being hateful because we recognize a moral dimension to the universe. Christians believe that when we live according to God’s principles we tend to thrive; when we reject God’s precepts and pursue our own paths we eventually wilt. Those
What does love look in today’s public square? (Photo by Rhododendrites) Just over one month has passed since the atrocity in Orlando. In those four weeks, many have insisted that the Christian community needs to accept and embrace, rather than judge and condemn, the LGBT lifestyle. Christian friends and acquaintances have said that
Orlando suffered unspeakable horror in the shooting early Sunday morning at the Pulse, Orlando’s “hottest gay bar.” Forty-nine of the clubs patron’s were killed and 53 were wounded. The killer was Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old Muslim of Afghani heritage, who claimed allegiance to ISIS. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.