A.C.E. – Accelerated Christian Education

You are about to attend a school unlike any other; it’s an education unlike any public or private school and it really deserves another word to describe it. It is Accelerated Christian Education. You walk into a room to find a series of carrels (I’m used to the word cubicle) that are designed so that […]

Aging and Complementarianism

Self-reliance. Power over women. Playboy. Emotional Control. Winning. Risk-taking. Violence. Dominance. Pursuit of status. Primacy of work. Disdain for homosexuals. These eleven masculine norms thrive in youth and health, but as men age, many of them begin to show signs of negative mental health outcomes and lower positive mental health outcomes, in addition, men are […]

Giving as Good as You Get

Christianity molded me in somebody who is non-confrontational: call me names – really say something insulting, question my honor, my parentage, get down-right mean and use a few expletives – and I really have no response for that. I’m told that until I “grow a backbone” and “stand up for myself” people will just walk […]

Jerusalem’s Council and Nashville’s Statement

I can’t help but think that this has all happened before. It was thousands of years ago in one of the more contentious capitals of Rome’s far-flung empire. A fledgling Christianity was in turmoil. Gentiles, of all people, appeared to be flocking to the faith. Some believed that they ought to be circumcised in order […]