Jim Daly recently listed six myths about cultural engagement that he gleaned from former Focus on the Family employee Daniel Weiss. I respectfully offer the following critique. Weiss says if we want people to hear us we must be humble, personable and subtle. While that is true we must also be sure our voice isn't drowned out by the cacophony of voices being raised against us.
What is hate speech? Does it fall into the category of "I can't define it but I know when I hear it?" Most thinking Americans can tell the difference between speech that is simply expressing a positive point of view and speech that is poisoned with the venom of hatred.
When evil rises in such a pervasive and perverse way we are left to ponder its cause. Psychologists will line up to dissect and analyze the life of the shooter, pointing to telltale signs that might have revealed his approaching break with reality. Sociologists will point to the shortcomings of culture as the culprit.
Christians from every walk of life and every religious persuasion are declaring in one voice that we will not be ruled by an out of control, bloated bureaucracy intent on taking our freedom.
Critiquing a speech that is delivered by the President of the United States that serves as a statement of deeply held beliefs is a task that should be carried out with respect.
You have to hand it to Michigan Pastor Rob Bell. Not only did he put hell on map of the evangelical landscape and on the lips of almost every evangelical; he ultimately managed to get hell on the cover of Time magazine
If we are going to regain our position of leadership in the world we need to find leaders who understand the fundamental characteristics of leadership.
The outrage in the black community over a New York billboard that proclaims a message that is undeniably true baffles me.
Are we sure that democracy is accurately represented by bused in mobs from far away states that have nothing to do with state government in Wisconsin?
The unrest in Egypt has moved quickly from merely threatening Mubarak's iron-fisted regime to inevitable change.
A host of liberal commentators and politicians are sure Loughner's actions were inspired by the Tea Party
First up will be the attempt to repeal Obamacare. The repeal vote will pass the House faster than you can say "death panels"
Looking at the actions of the lame duckers so far reveals, in general more bad than good for the American people.
I think Christians often display the same lack of understanding today when it comes to the gifts God brings us through His Son, Jesus Christ.
The real story on earmarks is the fact that Tea Party power has now transcended the ballot box and moved into the realm of policy change.
My best guess is Republicans won a great victory in the House and picked up enough seats in the Senate to make it close to impossible for President Obama's agenda to continue.
Now more than ever, the republic given to us by our founders is in serious trouble and is in desperate need of rescue.
Academic freedom is one of the bedrock freedoms that support the dream that is America. We must not allow the state to have the final say in how private institutions of higher learning educate future generations.
So here we are, nineteen months, three trillion dollars and a Tea Party later hoping Republicans have learned their lesson well enough to stop being Republicans and start being conservative statesmen
The Tea Party movement is here to stay because its legacy will be the reformation of the Republican Party.
The only thing missing from President Obama's return to the campaign trail after his latest Martha's Vineyard romp is a time machine made out of a DeLorean.
All the heated rhetoric being generated by the debate over this issue needs to be dialed back a level.
What do Eastern Michigan University and Augusta State University have in common? They both recently demonstrated how important it is for the political left to defend diversity even at the expense of being diverse.
Is it really a big deal that the President and members of his administration have migrated from freedom of religion to freedom of worship? Yes.
Will someone please tell me why we can't solve the illegal immigration problem?