Tag: Marriage Rights

Created Equal, a Self-Evident Truth

  July 4th, 1776. Picture it: The smoke still hung over the battlefields, an acrid blessing that masked the decay of rotting flesh. Such was the sacrifice paid by a group of people who were unwilling to live within the confines of a government they viewed as corrupt and intolerant. Two days before, on July 2nd, 1776, a group of…

What’s Love Got To Do, Got To Do With It?

Well, I’m no Tina Turner, but it seems to me that love’s got EVERYTHING to do with it. Though if you’ve listened to the news for even five minutes this past week, I’m not sure you’d know that. Politics, you might easily think, is what it’s all about. Or Theology. But LOVE? I haven’t heard much talk about that. And…

A Day of Injustice

You’ve probably heard the news about North Carolina by now. The votes have been counted and, as a state, they have banned gay marriage. Guess what? I’m angry. It’s not an emotion that most Christians I know are comfortable feeling, muchless admitting, and I’m no exception. But it is the truth. North Carolina’s decision makes me really, really angry. “Okay,”…