Tag Archives: conflict

God is Not Pragmatic

In my final year of undergrad the presidential elections were central to many heated debates among my peers. I remember having several discussions with a variety of my classmates and often being surprised with how many approached voting (and naturally, their lives) as pragmatists. Many argued they were willing to vote for a Pro-Choice presidential […]

Why Memorial Day Matters for Christians

Pacifism is the belief that war and violence are unjustifiable, period. I am not a pacifist. I just want to get that out of the way at the start. I attended a Quaker university for my undergraduate education, and as a biblical studies major (and someone with a personal interest in the theology of pacifism) […]

Earthquakes, Riots, Racial Tension, Injustice, and Motherhood

My heart has been heavily burdened in the wake of the flood of headlines that reveal a world broken and groaning for redemption. With the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the unrest of the Middle East, the failure of the American government to protect the unborn, the confusion and racial tension popping up in various American […]