Should Christians obey the laws of government?

You might remember a couple of years ago when then Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked the Bible to defend the Trump administration’s enforcement of immigration law. What exactly did Sessions say in a speech to law enforcement officers on June 14, 2018? I checked four sources and came up with two different versions. (That should remindContinue reading “Should Christians obey the laws of government?”

When do you talk religion and politics?

How wild and crazy was I during my youth? I shared my religious and political views with abandon. Oh, the stories I could tell … Over time, I’ve made adjustments to the way I communicate. In my experience, addressing hot-button topics on Facebook often does more harm than good. Also, spending time on social mediaContinue reading “When do you talk religion and politics?”

Is faith rational? It depends.

“How well do CBT [Cognitive Behavioral Therapy] and religion mix? CBT is all about rationality, and religion is often about faith. The two seem kind of opposite. … CBT is … grounded in western empiracism and rationality, and faith is something that is very much different.” (Jason M. Satterfield • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for RetrainingContinue reading “Is faith rational? It depends.”