Ever since my first ministry post as a middle school ministry director in 2003, I've dealt regularly with Christian folks who want to know if it is acceptable for them to date an unbeliever. Often (but not always), those who are pondering this question readily acknowledge that the Bible says a Christian cannot marry a … Continue reading Can I Date an Unbeliever?
I would see them about once every three weeks; not that they only came in every three weeks, but my Pastor on Duty assignment and their periodic visits would only seem to coincide about once every twenty-one days. The stories, though told by many different faces—men, women, black, white, young, old—were remarkably similar: they could … Continue reading How Shall We Serve the Poor? Reflections on 'Nickle and Dimed' by Barbara Ehrenreich and 'The Natural Family' by Carson T. Mero