Lisa Clark Diller
As a child, I definitely thought of idolatry as an old-fashioned sin. There just weren’t many requirements or even low-level peer pressure requests for worshipping other gods in the rural counties of West Virginia where I grew up.
Sigve K. Tonstad
The king is cornered, and he knows it. His prestige and authority are on the line. The three dissidents’ disrespect is devastating — and more so because their stance has an audience.
The tragic view of life takes account of the world’s pain, remembers it, and honors it. To live as much as possible without adding to the pain of others is the ethical minimum; to share in the suffering as God may lead us is part of discipleship.
Elijah Horton, Lake Union Herald
Thirty members of Straford Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church stood on a Chicago block Saturday night, January 11, to take a physical stand against human sex trafficking in the area.