Gary L. Welton

Op-Ed Contributor


  • My Human Identity Transcends Gender

    In my rural Pennsylvania culture, real men hunted deer, raced cars, and pursued athletics. They did not excel in math; they did not read Jane Austen or Anthony Trollope. I was not your typical male adolescent.

  • The Political Center Is (Almost) Dead

    Last month, while interviewing former senator Jim Webb, "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd labeled Webb "a rare and dying breed. A centrist and a moderate." Todd also suggested that "The center's been hollowed out."

  • Why Your Church Should Be a Social Club

    Don't get me wrong. Churches are much more than just social clubs. Yet the evidence suggests that our churches need to be social clubs.