The Elusive Answer to School Shootings
By Jonathon Clay de Hale   |   02.23.18
The massacre of seventeen students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida is just the latest in what seems like an accelerating manifestation of school shootings. Parents, students, citizens, activists and law makers are justifiably angry....
The Battle Between the NFL and America
By Jonathon Clay de Hale   |   09.26.17
One can’t help but contemplate the amazing momentum surrounding the national anthem protests in the National Football League. What started as a lone individual—former San Francisco 49ers back-up quarterback Colin Kaepernick—taking a knee during the anthem has become a flashpoint of conflict that has spread to the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, and Major League Baseball.
Christians Must Stand Against Racism and with Christ
By Jonathon Clay de Hale   |   08.17.17
In the wake of the violent confrontation and death in Charlottesville, Virginia, the response of the church seems curiously one-sided. For example, one of my friends, a pastor, expressed his sadness and anger about the events and that he was...
The Failure of Leftist Restraint
By Jonathon Clay de Hale   |   06.28.17
The shooting of GOP House Whip Steve Scalise and several other Republicans during an early morning baseball practice this month is as unsurprising as it was dreadful. Some of our deepest expectations were realized in that moment, as the furious...
Jonathon Clay de Hale
Jonathon Clay de Hale

Jonathon is a disciple of Jesus Christ, a husband, father and longtime Illinois resident who observes and comments on political and cultural trends.

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