Learning from a Lesbian Police Officer

I, like most every American, was appalled by the attacks upon the members of Congress yesterday in Alexandria, Virginia. I pray for the speedy recovery of those who were injured in the attack and hope this happening might make Americans consider the potential impact of the rapidly-escalating nuclear arms race of destructive public discourse. I’m … More Learning from a Lesbian Police Officer

Can I Get Divorced Because of Verbal Abuse or Emotional Abandonment?

This weekend I taught part of an online Marriage & Family Counseling course and several student questions revolved around the matter of biblical divorce. What are valid reasons biblically for getting divorced? Two are quite clear: sexual immorality (Matt 19:9) and an unbeliever walking out on a believer (1 Cor 7:13-15). It’s important to note … More Can I Get Divorced Because of Verbal Abuse or Emotional Abandonment?


People are often identified with the most enduring of their works, for better and for worse. Shakespeare is treasured not because of his life or personhood but because of the body of literature he left behind. Vlad the Impaler is remembered amongst the legions of Balkans princes because his notorious cruelties gave rise to a … More Anonymity

Lambert Lecture on Transgenderism

RTS Charlotte’s counseling department has just made Heath Lambert’s address on Transgenderism and Transformational Christianity available in its entirety. I’d encourage you to carve out some time and listen to the clearest teaching you can find on the shared structure of Christian and transgender claims. One point I appreciate most from Lambert’s address is the … More Lambert Lecture on Transgenderism

What Are People Asking About Transgenderism?

This past week RTS Charlotte hosted an EQUIP seminar with Dr. Heath Lambert. Dr. Lambert’s address was titled “Transgender Confusion and Transformational Christianity”. He did a masterful job of outlining how both the historic Christian understanding of sexuality and pro-transgender  understanding share three common features: an authority, a morality, and a desire to convert others … More What Are People Asking About Transgenderism?

Paint & Memory

I am paint and memory, Harry, paint and memory. Such is the declaration of the portrait of Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. One hallmark of the Harry Potter series is Dumbledore’s ability to see things as they really are. Dumbledore may not always make sense, but that’s because he’s staring at reality in … More Paint & Memory