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December 12 2017, 12 PM

In a radio interview this week, an Alabama pastor in a small suburb of Birmingham articulated for the interviewer his rationale for – reluctantly – voting for Roy Moore. While he would not try to convince others of his own views on abortion, he asked ... [WIT Posts] [abortion] [Advent] [sexual assault] [sexual violence]

December 6, 10AM

He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of his father David; and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end.[1] As I heard the promises of God to Mary,... [WIT Posts] [Advent] [mary] [politics]

October 2, 9AM

We are all reeling from the news out of Las Vegas last night. After a mass shooting like this one, we often throw around the phrase “senseless violence.” We seem to say: this violence has no meaning, no direction to it. In other words, there i... [WIT Posts]

September 19, 8AM

My alma mater is in the news again. Wheaton College. (Sometimes dubbed “The Evangelical Harvard.”) Five football players face felony charges in the assault of a freshman teammate in March 2016. They kidnapped him, restrained and beat him, att... [WIT Posts] [sexual assault] [the poor]

February 28, 2PM

For the past two decades or more, many evangelicals have begun to adopt liturgical practices that have not historically been a part of their own churches: recognition of the liturgical seasons, weekly communion, reciting of the creeds, the practice of Len... [WIT Posts]

November 7 2016, 9AM

I recently had an old friend from high school – one of my first evangelical childhood friends – comment on one of my election Facebook posts with the following: “the worst candidates we’ve ever had running…just shows where ou... [WIT Posts]

September 7, 11AM

Two weeks ago, seeking to clarify confusion over whether Donald Trump was changing his stance on immigration, his advisor Katrina Pierson stated on CNN:: “There is not a different message. He is using different words to give the message because everyone... [WIT Posts]

July 29, 8AM

How should the privileged engage the perspectives and struggles of the marginalized?[1] This question is one that has weighed heavily upon me for years, but has taken on a new force in the events of the past year – Black Lives Matter and police shooting... [WIT Posts]