In a better world, buying pens and eating lunch would be a politics-free experience. All that would matter is whether we're getting value for our money. Unfortunately, we're stuck with the one we have.259 comments
Since 2000, the Episcopal Church has lost 23 percent of its members. At this rate, there will be no Episcopalians in 26 years.
The best arguments against secular atheism and for Christianity are not made in the ivory tower; they're made at street level in every day life. Larry Taunton calls it the "grace effect."14 comments
I'll bet you when most people think about the Christian view of sex, a whole host of "thou shalt nots" pops into their minds. And that's a shame.284 comments
The busyness being complained about is "almost always...self-imposed: work and obligations they've taken on voluntarily, classes and activities they've 'encouraged' their kids to participate in."12 comments
The pro-choice worldview's logical conclusion is there for all to see: In order to maintain the supreme good of a woman's choice, pro-choicers must always and everywhere deny the humanity of the unborn child. Even when their own eyes tell them otherwise.
Evangelical Christians are in danger of tragically misapplying the gospel. It's a mistake we've seen before.
C'mon, is so-called gay "marriage" really a threat to religious freedom? Seriously? Christians are often asked by gay activists why they oppose same-sex "marriage." "How does our marriage hurt you?" they ask.
Expecting parents may soon be able to find out the complete genetic makeup of their baby in utero. But should they?
God's response to suffering and the doubt it produces did not consist of words and finely-crafted arguments but of a person, Jesus Christ. While Buddhism, for example, offers insight into the nature of suffering and its origins, Christianity offers a God who lived and died as one of us and then rose from the dead.8 comments
Is it possible that you, as a believer, and your friend, who is a non-believer, could be searching for exactly the same thing?6 comments
Would a Western government fund a coercive sterilization program in a Third World country, all in the name of combatting climate change? Sure it would.
Temperance is one of the four cardinal virtues, which the ancients saw as character qualities necessary for people to live a truly good life. It would help to know what temperance is in the first place — and, incredibly, we don't!11 comments
Should Christians try to help homosexuals who want to change their sexual orientation? Why is that even a question?
In the newly released film, "The Dictator," the title character is played by shock comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. In one scene, the dictator is informed by his wife that she is pregnant; to which he replies: "Are you having a boy or an abortion?" Yikes!