Building Empathy for LGBTQ+ People

Building Empathy for LGBTQ+ People

As seems to often be true, LGBTQ+ people and issues are in the news. Recently it has been the so called “Don’t Say Gay” bill and the latest back and forth about trans people competing in sports. For better or worse, we can’t seem to stop talking about these groups of...
How Far Is Too Far?

How Far Is Too Far?

When people, Christians in particular, are dating, the question eventually comes up… “How far is too far?” This is of course in reference to the physical boundaries in a dating relationship. It may be asked using different words: Is kissing okay? What kind of kissing...
Family Gatherings—A Mixed Bag

Family Gatherings—A Mixed Bag

Norman Rockwell paintings graced the cover of The Saturday Evening Post for years.  His take on what family celebrations should look like became the ideal in many minds.  The 1943 painting, Freedom from Want, depicted the hoped-for scenario for American families as...