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Baylor, Scandal, and Christian Cowardice

Baylor University

The scandal at Baylor University is all the buzz right now. (Read here for a good recap or here) This week news broke that the University was “firing” President Ken Starr for his failure to investigate allegations …

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The Myth of the Myth of Trump Evangelicals

Are Trump Evangelicals really a Myth? Trump is making a lot of evangelicals very uncomfortable. What is really making them uncomfortable though is the idea that so many evangelicals are supporting him. It first came …

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Trump: We need to repent

The video below made me think about the experience of my 7-year-old daughter. She attends a school with a very high percentage of minority students including Hispanics. From talking to her friends, she thought that …

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A gun at my side…

When my wife shared my post Gun Violence: Perfect Love Drives out Fear on her Google+ a photographer friend, Shari Miller, felt compelled to share a poem she had written a few years ago after Sandy Hook. Shari …

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Kim Davis Christian Martyr and Hero?

Kim Davis is the Christian hero of the day. If you are one of the few people who hasn’t followed the story (I just found out my college-aged daughter is one who hasn’t), Mrs. Davis …

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Joe Aguillard Exonerated! … oh wait, nevermind

Tony Perkins
Tony Perkins

First it was the liberals who were after Joe. Then it was the Calvinists. Or at least that has been the narrative. But, there are some troubling figures for this narrative. I came to Louisiana College because of the conservative doctrine and am not a Calvinist. But, I am from California and lived in NYC so I am easy to brand as a liberal. (Though you may want to read Am I a Liberal?). Then came Tim Johnson. He certainly isn’t a Calvinist or a liberal. He was even the Chairman of the Board when Aguillard was elected President and Johnson was a key figure in making that happen. Now, there comes Tony Perkins. I am not certain, but I do not believe he is Calvinist but he certainly isn’t liberal. In fact, he is a major political figure within conservative evangelicalism’s conservative political scene. His conservative credentials are as strong as any. In fact, when the relationship between Perkins and LC was first developing I remember Aguillard being rather excited about it.

So, what is happening now?

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Am I a Liberal?

Today the Town Talk ran an article about the issue of forged documents at Louisiana College which I reported on yesterday: “Documents: Former Louisiana College employee was paid to keep quiet” One thing in that …

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