The Gospel and Transgenderism: Part 1 (The Gospel)

A_TransGender-Symbol_Plain1by John Ellis

As debates continue to roil long-held gender distinctions, Christians need to ensure that our responses are rooted in God’s story. Most likely, those debates are going to become more contentious, and the Church will continue to be at the center of the social maelstrom. If we’re not careful to ground ourselves in the Bible, gender debates will strain the very gospel fabric that allows the Church to be an effective witness for Jesus.

Grounding our responses in the Bible helps us realize that disagreements over gender issues are first and foremost disagreements about who God is and what His story tells us about humans, the problem, and God’s solution for that problem. Make no mistake, gender debates reveal whether or not an individual is willing to submit to God or is rebelling against their Creator. To that end, Christians cannot allow ourselves to lose sight of our primary objective – sharing the gospel.

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White Privilege

The white working class is hurting and they’re angry (which helps explain the travesty that is the GOP nominee). Adding fuel to the fire, they have to listen to the media lecture about their “white privilege” as they watch their real wages shrink, jobs disappear, and communities be eaten up be drug addiction. My latest article for PJ Media explains more:

NPR and Noah’s Ark

Barbara King of NPR cannot stand the thought that Ken Ham receives any favorable press. In a recent article, King scolded members of the media who dare to provide Creationism a platform. She believes that children must be taught evolution and only evolution. My editor asked me to respond to the article; I was happy to oblige: