The outrage directed at Tim Tebow is not just about a Bible reference written in eye-black. The outrage is directed at the sincerely-held beliefs of a young man and an evangelistic association.
Oddly enough, the most explicitly subversive literature is often presented to the very youngest among us - our children. Far too many parents seem not to notice.
In the span of a single sentence, President Obama put his administration publicly on the line to press, not only for the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act, but for the recognition that same-sex relationships are "just as real and admirable as relationships between a man and a woman."
When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade, the court's majority attempted to put an end to the abortion question. To the contrary, that decision both enlarged and revealed the great moral divide that runs through the center of our culture.
A looming constitutional crisis now hangs over the Mojave National Preserve in California, and the stage is set for a constitutional battle at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Moral hypocrisy is an ugly thing, regardless of its source.
He lived only two years longer than his father. But Forrest Church did something that few people are able to do - he wrote extensively about his own (impending) death.
According to press reports, September 30 is set as the observance of the first-ever International Blasphemy Day. This could be interesting.
John T. Elson's most famous article for TIME magazine appeared over 40 years ago, and it largely defined his journalistic career.
The development of prenatal diagnostic technologies presents a constellation of moral issues - with the diagnosis of Down syndrome front and center
The Wall Street Journal's debate was not, as advertised, a debate between an atheist and a believer. Instead, it was a debate between two different species of atheists.
This generation has glimpsed the grandeur of the creation like no generation before us.
Far too many believers and their churches succumb to the logic of moralism and reduce the Gospel to a message of moral improvement.
The "unfreezing" of the NIV is inevitable. Evangelicals must be committed to the translation of the Bible into the vernacular language of contemporary people.
Recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, we are slowly becoming more like Hindus and less like traditional Christians in the ways we think about God, our selves, each other, and eternity.
Meeting barely a month after the Episcopal Church voted to end its ban on the consecration of openly homosexual bishops and the blessing of same-sex unions, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America [ELCA] has taken similar steps.
As a nation, we have debated any number of issues beyond abortion in recent years, but abortion remains the controversy that is most central, unavoidable, and deeply personal.
Prosperity theology is not new, and it comes to the attention of the secular media again and again.
Just when you thought you'd seen everything, a pair of scientists at Oregon State University has published a study arguing that any effort to limit carbon emissions must consider the impact of "reproductive choices" on the ecological equation.
Once a sexual revolution is set loose, it inevitably runs its course through the culture.
A new and unprecedented right is now the central focus of legal, procedural, and cultural concern in many corridors--a supposed right not to be offended.
The current anguish of the Anglican Communion must serve as a tragic wake-up call for every church and denomination
The vast majority of Christians who have gone before us would surely be shocked by the very need for a case to be made for Christian adults to marry.