Chick-fil-A and Culture

"Welcome to New York" In the Netflix sitcom "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt", landlady Lillian recoils in horror at the "gentrification" of her beloved, run-down New York City. Similarly, promotional commercials for "The Last O.G." feature Tracy Morgan's character screaming incredulously, "What happened to Brooklyn?!?!". But in a recent real-life episode itself deserving of sitcom status, journalist … Continue reading Chick-fil-A and Culture

A Biblical Understanding of the Environment

"Earth Day" as a Confessing Millennial This year, Earth Day also falls on a Sunday, or what many Christians regard as the "Lord's Day".  This happenstance gives me a somewhat unique opportunity to comment on a perceived tension out there. Though many Christians throughout the world follow a liturgical calendar (especially in the weeks surrounding … Continue reading A Biblical Understanding of the Environment

To Be My Brother’s Keeper

A Changing Landscape The commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination has sparked a lot of discussion regarding the state of race relations in the United States. But this is particularly true among Christians. A few days ago, popular black pastor Thabiti Anyabwile posted a controversial article on the Christian website … Continue reading To Be My Brother’s Keeper