What is “Moral Injury” and What is to be Done For It? (Part 2 of 2)

 Last time I introduced a newish psychological phrase, “Moral Injury,” which sociologists and psychologists are using to describe, “the damage done to one’s conscience or moral compass when that person perpetrates, witnesses or fails to prevent acts that transgress their own moral and ethical values and codes of conduct.” It was originally coined in reference …

Signposts or Stumbling Blocks?

Our motives for sharing faith should never be to appease God, impress Christians, or oppress non-christians. “Don’t be,” says Brian McLaren, “the ecclesiastical counterpart of a mealtime telemarketer or email spammer barraging people with unwanted messages.” We’re supposed to be signposts that point people toward Jesus not stumbling blocks that trip them up on their …