COVERING THE COVERAGE

Those Ultimate Christian Fighting Words

Is he going to hell?  Will I make it to heaven?  Threats of hell, alongside tremulous aspirations for heaven, have been so common throughout religious history that many people in contemporary America can hardly conceive of a Christianity without angst as a dominant...

EDITORIALS

Then They Came for Jefferson

Last Sunday, on June 14, 2020, another threshold was passed in the United States.  Whether it’s a measurable step towards justice—or chaos—depends partly on your socio-political leaning.  Last week in Portland, it was Thomas Jefferson’s statue that was felled in...

A Rhetoric of Racial Despair

What is the future of racial reconciliation in America?   That question has been on so many minds and hearts these days, on both sides of the political spectrum. Many of us earnestly wonder whether the events we’re witnessing will lead to deeper racial healing and...