For a tradition that preaches of a Redemption that follows the Fall, I have encountered an uncanny amount of pro-death penalty sentiments in Reformed circles. I found myself waffling back and forth, wading through the pros and cons of death penalties vs. life sentences for many years.
In visual artist, metaphors are directly correlated to the design process and linked to form-making. It is through the potential of the metaphor that an image can transcend the vividness and veracity of form.
"The Kingdom of God Has No Borders" provides us with a wide-ranging, closely researched account of just how American evangelicals have been involved overseas—and to a lesser extent, of how that involvement played out back home.
So, if even the integration of Christian elements into adaptive coping doesn't work for a dysphoric individual, what else does Christianity potentially bring to the discussion of coping? In this article, we will discuss the unique gifts God offers those within the Christian faith to support themselves and others in the midst of navigating these troubled waters in daily life.
This week iAt presents a 4-part series entitled, "Gender Dysphoria & the Question of Distinctly Christian Resources," written by Mark A. Yarhouse, Psy.D. & Julia Sadusky, M.A.
Should Christians call out sin? Firstly, we have to be very careful before we do. We need to make sure we've checked in with ourselves, our own sin, our motivation, and our desired outcome.