Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Christ and Culture

Thoroughly Nasty Business Concerns

Weeks ago, New York’s state legislature legalized late-term abortion and repealed a law that required doctors give care to babies who survive abortions. That is abhorrent. In Roman times, unwanted infants, mostly girls, were discarded like garbage. They died by exposure, were tossed into the sea, or came into the possession of slavers. But when Christians lovingly took those children as their own, in large numbers, that like nothing else demonstrated to Romans their... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Mar 21
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The Longest Mile

The tension between our religious liberty and anti-discrimination considerations for LGBT people is thick. Should you get into a conversation about this with someone and they discover you are religious, they might ask you what you have against LGBT people. How do you respond? If someone flatly states you must think all gay people are sinners going straight to Hell, how do you respond? I have four ideas on this. First, don’t get pushed into a corner. Slow the conversation. Ask... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 22
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Turns of Phrase

How about a selection of favorite lines in Scripture? To keep it brief I’ll exclude the wisdom literature—Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon—as the Bible’s best turns of phrase are plentiful in those books. Here are some I like: “Behold, it was very good.” (Genesis 1:31) Crescendo of the creation narrative. God’s sheer delight in his working and its fruits. Stars. Rocks. Waters. Aardvarks. People. It was all very good .... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 23
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