Peter Heck

Op-Ed Contributor

If We're Tearing Down Statues, Let's Be Consistent

It is clear that toppling towers of dead men who once did bad things or thought bad things will be this era's thundering contribution to making the world a better place. In which case, the least I'd like to ask for is some intellectual consistency.

Pray for Pence; He May Be President Soon

The polar opposite of Donald Trump in every discernable way – policy convictions, demeanor, style, graciousness, thoughtfulness – Pence is in the midst of a whirlwind that conservatives (and all Americans) need him to emerge from in-tact.

No, It's Not Wise to Live With Your Boyfriend Before Marriage

There's a famous Dennis Miller rant in the romantic comedy What Happens in Vegas where the actor is playing a judge lecturing Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. Disgusted by their flippant treatment of divorce laws, Miller unleashes: "Gay people aren't destroying the sanctity of marriage. You people are."

Would Jesus Scold Trump on Refugees?

If there is one thing that I am grateful to see coming from the Trump presidency, it has been the sudden renewed interest in applying Biblical principles to our country's moral and ethical dilemmas amongst so many on the progressive left.

John Pavlovitz: Affirm Truth, Not Homosexual Conduct

The recent story about Carrie Underwood and Jen Hatmaker affirming homosexual behavior has my head spinning. Admittedly, my emotions range freely between confusion and sorrow when I observe the way so many professing believers treat those caught up in the sin of homosexuality.