Monthly Archives: June 2007

Transgender–What Are We to Make of It?

Yesterday I happened upon a story about a seven year old who is reportedly transgendered. This child was born as the sixth son in a family of all boys, but from an early age the parents noticed a difference between him and the rest of their sons. As early as three and four years old,…
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A Gossip Culture

Lately I have become more and more aware of a growing trend in our culture. The average American is, to some degree or another, a tabloid junkie. Many of us are obsessed with following the lives and dramas of Hollywood stars, and it’s easy to see why–we can’t get away from it. We cannot stand…
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God’s Truth Versus My Truth

This past Sunday I had the privilege of attending Buckhead Church in Atlanta, GA, and the sermon that morning was preached by Andy Stanley. First of all, let me say that I am generally very skeptical about mega-churches and charismatic pastor personalities that draw thousands of people en masse. Having said that, I’m not gonna…
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Against Darwinism

As I write this, I am sitting in my uncle’s house in Atlanta, and in the room next to me are about a dozen 10 year olds who are hopefully about to fall asleep. This weekend is my cousin’s birthday, and I make an effort to come down and celebrate with her each year, so…
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A Trail of Empty Tombs

Over this past weekend I had the privilege of being in a wedding for one of my very best friends, and although being a bridesmaid is not as glamorous as it looks, I actually LOVE weddings. There’s something about watching two people stand in front of an entire church and commit to one another for…
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