Category Archives: Ethics

The Golden Rule Means Having Kids

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. There are plenty of controversial teachings in Christianity, but the Golden Rule generally  isn’t one of them. Whether Christian or not, the vast majority of people would accept it … Continue reading

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Conclusion of Between Babel & Pentecost: A Christian Analysis of Multiculturalism

The conclusion of “Between Babel & Pentecost” in which we consider some of the lessons learned from our analysis of multiculturalism:

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Part 5 of Between Babel & Pentecost: A Christian Analysis of Multiculturalism

Now that we’ve spent some time considering the Tower of Babel, Pentecost, and the political ideologies of multiculturalism and globalism, it’s finally time to answer the question at the heart of this series:   Is a Christian nation obligated to be … Continue reading

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Between Babel & Pentecost: A Christian Analysis of Multiculturalism

I’m kicking off a new series of videos at Lutheran in a Strange Land, exploring the political philosophies of multiculturalism and globalism through the lenses of the Tower of Babel, Pentecost, and Luther’s theology of the Two Kingdoms. There’s no … Continue reading

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Conclusion of Understanding Rape Culture

So what then shall we do about rape culture?  Double-down on the obliteration of due process and draconian punishments based on dehumanized consent?  Redouble our presumptuous efforts to teach men not to rape? Or could there be a better answer–something … Continue reading

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Part 5 of Understanding Rape Culture

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Part 4 of Understanding Rape Culture

A lot of people seem flabbergasted at the emergence of hookup culture, but it’s really just the logical conclusion of serial monogamy.  It’s also the source of what we call rape culture.  

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Part 3 of Understanding Rape Culture

There are a broad set of behaviors included in the category of sexual assault–many of which have become commonplace. But when consent is the only allowable metric, parsing out wrongdoing becomes extremely difficult. This is the 3rd Installment of Understanding … Continue reading

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Lutheran in a Strange Land – New YouTube Channel

Welcome to a new experiment. I’ve had enough requests for video content that I’ve decided to give it a try and create a new YouTube Channel called Lutheran in a Strange Land. The thing is, I teach adult Sunday school … Continue reading

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Answering Some Criticisms

I got quite a bit of feedback on the last Federalist article (on Abstinence vs. Chastity), so I wanted to take a moment to address some of the criticisms that actually addressed my arguments. Objection: Jesus never taught anything about … Continue reading

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