Tag Archives: Love Your Enemies

A Post-election Conversation with Jesus

We love because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19.) ***

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The Problem with Giving Bullies a Taste of Their Own Medicine

Social media is once again filled with a video of a parent humiliating a child as a way of convincing the child not to humiliate others. This time it’s a mother shaving her daughter’s hair off after the daughter teased … Continue reading

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Westboro Baptists, The Death Of Fred Phelps, And Protestors Who Get It Wrong

A local government official who attended my church took a position in favor of same sex marriage a few years ago. This wasn’t a theological matter for her but one of governance: she felt that the state could not refuse … Continue reading

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Celebrating Suicide – Haters can be really hard to love

The Warren family lost a son last Friday. Their grief is surely rawer than anything I can imagine. Open wounds, an overwhelming weight bearing down on them, suffocation – whatever metaphor you bring to mind, they all must pale in comparison to … Continue reading

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