At the Golden Globes on Sunday every woman came dressed in black to show solidarity for those who have endured any level of harassment in Hollywood for being a woman. The time is up, they declared.
As a general principle, I have to believe that the majority of humans on this earth would support the ending of injustice. It turns out, not so much...Read More
It can be tempting to pretend to be somebody we’re not.
And it can be tempting to think that who or what we are is not all that great.
I think this temptation seductively calls to all of us, and I think the story of Christmas provides the necessary antidote to such toxicity.Read More
Imagine it's Galilee, the year is 32 AD, and Jesus decides to run for office--for the position of County Synagogue Leader. It's the final week before the vote and Jesus faces up one last time in a debate against his opponent, Phil.
Here's how their back-and-forth might've gone...Read More
Last week I threw a little pity party for myself, because a blog post I wrote (and was excited about) didn't get much love. That party-for-one taught me something really important.Read More
Fellas, this past week has been particularly challenging for all the women who have shared (and those who haven't) in the #MeToo movement. I want to talk to you about how we can honor them right now. Let's talk about sex.Read More
These sorts of messages reinforced that boys were not only superior to girls, but that we had the right to exert our will upon them accordingly.
I’d like to think I’m a more woke feminist these days, and in many ways I am.
But the truth is, I’m fighting an uphill battle against 30 years of swimming in a milieu of messaging about the superiority of the male.Read More
Take a knee? Boo the protestors? Sometimes life isn't so simple. Most of the times we must navigate the tension of when our values collide.Read More
The Trolls Movie teaches a fascinating truth about the Gospel. But first, a word about how Christianity has become just like the religion of the Pharisees.Read More