Dr. Joel C. Hunter is senior pastor of Northland Church in Orlando, Florida.
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What I Learned After the Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Our natural tendency after a horrific event is to rush too quickly into blame and explanation.
After the Pulse nightclub shooting here in Orlando, the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, which targeted the LGBTQ community and left 50 people dead including the shooter, I was probably not alone in asking, “Who did this and why?”
A Mile in Your Shoes
We need to build understanding as well as skills to break the cycle of poverty, because our obligation as Christians is not just help, it’s love.
I got accused of everything from turning my back on Christ to taking God out of the classroom!
Civility is Only a Beginning
Society's challenges won't be resolved just by being civil in our public discourse.
Living in the Valley
My 5-year-old granddaughter lost her battle with cancer. We returned from a family vacation, where Ava was her usual playful, exuberant self, and the next day she complained of a headache.
The Legacy of Apartheid
Of Builders and Bombers
God's Two Books
I recently attended a private symposium of Christian leaders—scientists, theologians, and pastors, along with other scholars.
The Pastor's Dilemma
Addressing social issues with courage and compassion.
A More Noble Way
Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved. —Barbara Johnson
A Walk to Remember
I loved that movie with Mandy Moore about a terminally ill preacher’s daughter who tutored a rebellious peer.