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Author David Wheeler

David L. Wheeler is adjunct professor of theology at Palmer Seminary in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. He served previously as senior pastor of First Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon, and as Professor of Theology and Ethics at Central Baptist Theological Seminary. He appeared in the EthicsDaily.com documentary, “Sacred Texts, Social Duty.”

The United States is the symbol of freedom. However, instead of welcoming immigrants fleeing gang warfare, prostitution, rape and grinding poverty, we lob tear gas at them. What kind of picture is that? […] Read More

Labor Day anchors the last long weekend of summer. Vacations are ending—at least for some. The number of youthful, well-heeled retirees these days makes travel and leisure activities more year-round than in previous generations. Children and youth are heading back to school. Millions of Americans make one last mad dash to the theme parks or […] Read More

Despite the importance of work, the theme is rarely addressed at church. Yet the Scriptures are full of references to work. Can you name some? Children and youth are heading back to school. Millions of Americans make one last mad dash to the theme parks or the beach, or stay home for a last lazy […] Read More