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 …

Trading Our Testimony for a Bowl of Stew and a Few Federal Judges

“We should pray for presidents, critique them when they’re wrong, praise them when they’re right, and never, ever impose partisan double standards. We can’t ever forget the importance of character, the necessity of our own integrity, and the power of our prophetic witness.” (David French) Here are my “closing arguments” on Chris Buskirk’s article on …

Are Donald Trump’s Sins Worse Than Other Presidents?

  In my last post I began pushing back on Chris Buskirk’s thesis that one’s support of Donald Trump doesn’t compromise their personal or our collective Christian testimony. He claims that it would take a “major breach of public trust or endorsement of public evil [on the presidents’ part]” to negatively effect the public witness …