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Theological Elitism and the Sin of Partiality

In 1971, Polish social psychologist Henri Tajfel conducted seminal research on group membership, preference, and prejudice. Tajfel concluded that when humans organize themselves into different groups, the propensity for in-group favouritism abounds. This is defined as “the tendency to respond more positively to people from our ingroups than we do […]

The Idol of Marriage

Some of Jesus’ most famous words are recorded in Matthew 6:24. If you are drawing a blank, it’s the verse where He says, “You cannot serve both God and money.” Christians have heard this quoted countless times as a reminder to not give into consumerism and materialistic desires. What I […]

Misunderstandings about Modesty

Before I started my job as a teacher in a Christian elementary school, I was asked to sign a “lifestyle agreement” that stated I must adhere to certain standards of conduct or risk losing my position. One of these condition was that I always dress modestly in “business casual” attire. […]

The Bible Isn’t God

Yup, you read that correctly. There are probably only two reactions to this statement: “Amen!” “What is this girl thinking?” That latter, visceral reaction is why this post is so necessary. This is a topic I have been thinking about for a couple of years now, but this tweet and […]