Tag: lgbt

an abortion thought experiment

Yesterday’s post got me thinking, and I have an honest question for those who think abortion ought to be legal and that our current genetic testing regime for things like Down’s Syndrome is appropriate. Suppose a genetic link to homosexual...

/ June 7, 2018

“What would it be like to surrender?”

This story by Jonathan Parks-Ramage about his encounter with an evangelical church in LA is moving and beautiful: Treat presents a ready-made identity, perfect for those who feel lost. In the months leading up to this service, I spoke with...

/ June 4, 2018

friendship, families, and the celibate

I am a bit biased because Wes Hill is a dear friend, but man! This essay of his in Comment about breaking up with a friend and choosing to build deep, intimate friendships with families is so good: I spent my...

/ May 21, 2018

This is war! Now put down your sword and pick up your ear trumpet.

I very much appreciate what Alan Jacobs and Rod Dreher have said in response to last week’s┬ápost, which draws out an issue that I didn’t really address head-on. Alan puts it this way, in the context of disagreement between orthodox...

/ February 27, 2017

Is the Benedict Option a “Safe Space”?

With the release of Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option book, both the main question (“how do Christians cultivate local institutions to pass on our faith?”) and various sub-questions–such as how to deal with the unique threat that the Sexual Revolution poses...

/ February 23, 2017