The Common Good

Adam Phillips

Blog Posts by Adam Phillips

Posted by Adam Phillips 3 weeks 3 days ago
I’ve always cringed when I hear someone say, “Love the sinner but hate the sin.”In the end, I don’t quite know how to do that. I get the sentiment, and I think it basically comes from a well-...
Posted by Adam Phillips 9 weeks 4 days ago
Author's Note: As we close out Advent, when we so quickly determine what’s our legal right or what we’re owed or what “the Bible really says” when, after all, we’re just simply too quick to...
Posted by Adam Phillips 12 weeks 1 day ago
There’s this microaggression happening online, offline, and all around that has a nice sentiment, but really needs to stop. Can we call for a week-long moratorium on decrying “ALL LIVES MATTER?”This...
Posted by Adam Phillips 16 weeks 1 day ago
While much of the country was receiving election returns and news of a red tide sweeping across the nation, here in Oregon we have more of a white, black, and brown problem.One way to look at Oregon...
Posted by Adam Phillips 41 weeks 12 hours ago
To a Dying Church,Guess what? It’s not that bad.You just have to get it together a bit.Seriously, like yesterday. I mean, we have time. But, seriously, we’re all waiting for you to get it together....