We Are Church. We Are Trans Church.
Mainstream culture has no real use for a Christianity remade in its imageBy Pieter Vree | July 6th 2021 12:47 PM
Pop quiz: Which major ecclesial body recently described itself as a “trans” church? Need a hint? This ecclesial body is a former state church, and with 5.9 million members is the largest denomination in that nation. Stumped? We’re talking about the Church of Sweden, an Evangelical Lutheran body and the…READ FULL BLOG POST
Death Doesn’t Discriminate
We all must beg God’s mercyBy Pieter Vree | September 23rd 2019 8:03 PM
It was a Thursday afternoon. I was working from home and had just finished a coffee break with my wife when one of the neighbors called through my front screen door, “Come quickly. There’s been an emergency.” I rushed to her house, where another of our neighbors from the block,…READ FULL BLOG POST
What Price Permissiveness?
The Pentagon has spent $8 million on transgender mental/medical careBy Pieter Vree | March 11th 2019 5:31 PM
Remember the U.S. Army’s old advertising slogan, “Freedom Isn’t Free”? Now we know that sexual freedom isn’t free either. According to a USA Today report (Feb. 27), since July 1, 2016, when President Obama lifted the transgender ban in the armed forces, the Pentagon has spent nearly $8 million treating…READ FULL BLOG POST
When #MeToo Comes for Your Kids
False accusations do long-lasting damageBy Pieter Vree | October 17th 2018 3:58 PM
In the wake of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony during Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation hearings, her supporters exhorted us to “Believe Women.” That phrase became a rallying cry against sexual assault generally and Kavanaugh specifically. What does it mean to “Believe Women”? In its most basic sense, it means that we…READ FULL BLOG POST
Nevermind the Creator's design for humankindBy Pieter Vree | October 15th 2018 6:27 PM
Student protests have become routine, such that nobody takes them seriously anymore. So now, the adults are getting involved — as they did with last April’s walkouts for gun control — approving and supporting their charges’ acts of “defiance” — which really don’t defy anything if everybody is on board…READ FULL BLOG POST