Trust and the Body of Christ

Trust and the Body of Christ

As the Adventist Church faces an ongoing dispute about how to relate to differences in polity and organization, I think that the following questions are quite revealing, and are answered similarly by those on the right and left of the church: 1. Do you trust God? 2. Do you trust Christ? 3. Do you trust the body of Christ? Wait, you say, that third

Virtual Reality: Gender Identity and the Loss of Common Sense

Virtual Reality: Gender Identity and the Loss of Common Sense

According to the TV news report, the staff at a public swimming pool in Seattle, Washington, was alerted that a man had intruded into the women’s locker room, where he had begun to undress. When the staff tried to remove the man, he said the law had changed and he had every right to be there. He returned a second time and began changing as a girls’

Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court: What’s Really at Stake

Gay Marriage and the Supreme Court: What’s Really at Stake

If I were a Supreme Court justice who had to decide on gay marriage, and all I could rely on were the oral arguments made to the Court last week, I would almost certainly vote in favor. This is bad news for supporters of traditional marriage. I have been a vocal supporter and advocate for the traditional position over the last decade. But the argum