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Responses to our October issue.
God of the Second Shift p. 34

As I’ve been reading more and more about vocation and calling, I have struggled with applying the “big ideas” of Genesis 1 and 2 to my job and to the jobs of those in similar industries (e.g., the food industry). I’m thankful for this article. I hope CT continues to bring into the fold points of view from all walks of life.

Brilliant article on faith and work from @CTmagazine. Make sure you get to the end where it gives constructive suggestions to you no
matter what your circumstances.

Very glad to see @JeffHaanen’s cover story in @CTmagazine on working people, but hoping there will be a follow-up that more directly addresses urgent issues of worker justice. Evangelicals helped to found the labor movement and should stand in strong support of it today.

The Real Reason to Oppose Roe v. Wade p. 27

The decision of Roe v. Wade in 1973 did not open the doors to abortion but merely eliminated the illegality of the procedure. Abortion had been around long before the decision was handed down and will continue after the expected demise of the ruling. The role of the church should not be to support once again the criminality of the act but to create an atmosphere of grace and redemption for those faced with such a burden or decision. It falls upon the church to provide realistic options available to all who are faced with unwanted pregnancies, including emotional and financial support, forgiveness, and hope, not threats of incarceration. Allowing our responsibility as Christians to be governed by our Constitution is both lazy and unscriptural. To hide behind legislation will not further the work of the kingdom but cause greater animosity and division.

Roe isn’t the issue; ...

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