God and Women in Combat

This morning, I’m processing Leon Panetta’s allowance of women to serve in front-line combat roles. I invite you to join me. I have two reasons for thinking about this seriously on a Thursday morning. The first is, I’m a Christian. Thus, I’m thinking about what this decision tells us about God, our society, and weighting the question: Does this make Jesus proud? That’s one reason. The second reason is more personal:

I have 3 daughters: 10, 8, 2.

One Christian’s Response to the Death of Osama Bin Laden

I first heard of Osama Bin Laden's death literally an hour after I finished preaching. I felt then the way I feel now… Surprised. Heavy-hearted. But, glad. Maybe "relieved" is a better word. Some of you may think that makes me a Philistine or war-monger. I believe all Christians should choose peace at all times. […]