Getting Sex Wrong: #MeToo, the Sexual Revolution, and Herbert Marcuse

As tragic as it is, it doesn't strike me as odd that roughly two generations after the "Sexual Revolution" our nation now faces the devastating aftermath of such a revolution; an aftermath most poignantly revealed in justice movements like "#MeToo." Story after story of sexual abuse, harassment, and rape from every domain of American society … Continue reading Getting Sex Wrong: #MeToo, the Sexual Revolution, and Herbert Marcuse

Social Justice in the Church

This is roughly an hour long presentation on Social Justice and the Church I gave at Calvary Chapel, Downey on September 22nd, 2018. In this talk I cover issues of morality, metaphysics, Marxism, and whether or not Justice without appeal to God, or the Scriptures, can be true Justice.  

Did Colin Kaepernick Really “Sacrifice Everything?”

A recent Nike advertisement strategy has seemed to backfire, although these days who knows what sells and why. The ever more controversial, and beloved, former NFL star, Colin Kaepernick (hereafter CK), has once again become the center of media attention, public debate, and conservative ire. I need not rehearse his recent history of climbing the … Continue reading Did Colin Kaepernick Really “Sacrifice Everything?”

Are There Necessary Ontological Commitments for an Historic Christianity?

In my last, and till now most controversial post, I suggested that churches (to include Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, and perhaps Orthodox ones), seem to be far more susceptible to the kind of theological anti-realism that previously had been confined to academic institutions and scholarly domains. Today, it looks like this once scholarly anti-realism has seeped … Continue reading Are There Necessary Ontological Commitments for an Historic Christianity?