What Ray Rice Teaches us about Morality

It’s easy to pile on Ray Rice.


What he did was reprehensible. What he did was, dare I say… wrong.

Ask anyone. Because it seems everyone agrees. The sports media world has been in a rush to out-do one another in shock and outrage. Social media, a sometimes nasty place itself, has been nearly united in its condemnation of Rice’s thuggish behavior towards his wife.

I’ll not offer a history of the story here – you can find that quickly anywhere. Just turn on ESPN for a few minutes or search “Ray Rice” on the web.

I think the media reaction to Ray Rice reveals two truths that the same media typically denies. [Continue reading]



We spent many years in Louisville, KY, while I was doing MDiv and PhD work at Southern Seminary. While we were there we got involved with a new church plant being led by fellow student Daniel Montgomery. Though it started pretty small, today Sojourn … [Continue reading]