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January 11 2018, 8AM

Christian Twitter has been all abuzz the past few days regarding the case of Andy Savage, the Memphis pastor recently forced to confront the sexual assault he committed as a youth pastor in 1998, after the victim Jules Woodson told her story on the Warbur... [WIT Posts] [evangelicalism] [sexual assault] [sexual violence]

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]