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
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?
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
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?
Yesterday while reading Jeremy Pierre’s new book The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life, I came across a quotation from Christian philosopher Nicholas Wolterstorff. Wolterstorff discusses the way in which human beings make decisions: In weighing a theory one always brings along the whole complex of one’s beliefs. One does not strip away all but those … More What Holds Fast in a Riptide?