Opinion

Catholics and evangelicals commanded to love

December 4, 2014

I am a self-identified evangelical who was raised in Catholicism. I am also a confused evangelical who has noticed a subtle, mean-spirited criticism of Catholicism.

Ferguson ignites race discussion: Students should listen with sincerity

December 4, 2014

A few months ago, no one knew or cared about the town of Ferguson, Mo. It was a suburb of St. Louis with just over 20,000 people, but on Aug. 9 it became a place of racial tension, tragedy and violence the next day.

Military kid myths

December 4, 2014

The life of a military kid is commonly put into one major category involving a lot of moving, one parent gone constantly and a life filled with emotional handicaps. Conflicting with widespread opinions, not every military kid experience is the same.

Vote smart: Research candidates first

December 4, 2014

On November 4 of this year, some of us voted. Statistically about 25 percent of college-age young adults actually vote in mid-term elections. It can be pretty difficult to vote as a college student, as we are often far from home.

Tree reminds professor of eternal goals

December 4, 2014

During the hot summer of 2009, God opened a door for me to work and study in Turkey for the first time. It was almost the end of that summer when I started my trip to the seven churches in the book of Revelation.

Domestic violence: A burden to share

November 20, 2014

My niece Sura is only one-year-old, and has already seen more violence in her lifetime than most children will ever see. When Sura was born, my sister was enduring an abusive relationship.

Eat without shame

November 20, 2014

I stare down at my plate, filled with all the typical Thanksgiving treats – turkey, ham, corn, maybe some broccoli if Dad made some. The meal is calm at first. My job is simple. Stick food in my mouth. Chew. Swallow. Repeat until my plate is empty. Then I’ll decide if I want more or not.

Intercultural marriage brings new experiences

November 20, 2014

My dear wife Star had no idea that the “Yes, I do” she beautifully pronounced the day God blessed the union of our lives went beyond the promise of honoring me in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer … it also meant honoring my cultur

Yik Yak fuels hate: Anonymous app creates controversy

November 20, 2014

Yik Yak is the new smartphone application that is spreading like wildfire.

Confessing sins creates vulnerability

November 20, 2014

When I graduated from high school, my family and I came back to the States after five years abroad. In a few months I was going to come to this great university and I planned on finding work.

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