The controversy at Trinity University tells us so much about the loss of Christian conviction in colleges and universities, the insanity of secular revisionism, and the contradictions of Muslim students who are offended by the words "the year of our Lord," but seem perfectly happy to have the name "Trinity University" printed in bold on their diplomas.
The wonder of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is this — not one of us is worthy of adoption. In our sinfulness, not one of us has any claim on the Father's love, much less a right to adoption. But, the infinitely rich mercy of God is shown us in Christ, in whom believers are adopted by the Father. And this adoption, thanks be to God, is eternal and irreversible.
What is the real scandal here — that this doctor was ready to kill a baby with Down syndrome, or merely that he aborted "the wrong baby?" The answer to that question will tell us all we need to know about the conscience of the age.
Those pushing for the normalization of homosexuality are eager to make the case that homosexual behavior is natural, or at least not unnatural.
We do not "render unto Caesar" because of our confidence in Caesar. We render unto Caesar what is Caesar's, because we are committed with our lives and confidence and consciences to render unto God that which is God's.
May the power of the cross and the victory of the empty tomb fill every pulpit, every pew, and every Christian heart — and may the Good News of the Gospel be received with joy by sinners in need of a Savior.
The modern world does not exist without science and technology, but science does not rule the world. In a democracy — especially a democracy governed by the First Amendment — a healthy debate on all these issues will reach virtually every American institution, including the public schools. School boards and legislatures are answerable to the people — not to a regime of scientists.
"Evil exists, and horror is always right beside you." That was the response of Sergey Kuznetsov, author of the novel Butterfly Skin, to the suicide bombings that killed at least 38 people in the Moscow subway yesterday. Once again, we are reminded of the undeniable reality of evil, even in the midst of moral confusion.
A news report from Washington, D.C. tells the story of vestigial Christianity unhinged from biblical authority. Religion News Service [RNS] reports that many pastors in the nation's capital are struggling with just how they can go about the wedding of same-sex couples now that gay marriage is legal in the District of Columbia.
Kayla Eland and Lindon Pronto, along with students at a growing number of colleges and universities, are pioneering a new trend – co-ed roommates.
Can a Christian organization remain Christian in a culture of postmodern "tolerance?" That question is the focus of a case soon to come before the U. S. Supreme Court
Are there clergy who don't believe in God? That is the question posed by a new report that is certain to receive considerable attention - and rightly so.
Ground Zero for the sanctity of human life is now the U.S. House of Representatives, where the Democratic leadership is pulling all the levers to come up with the 216 votes necessary to pass the Obama health care bill.
Is Glenn Beck right? That is the question most in the media were asking, along with a good number of Christians who were aware of the debate.
The famous words "In God We Trust" and "under God" are safe . . . for now.
In many nations of the world, there is an all-out war on baby girls. The murder of girls is especially common in China and northern India
The scenario is well known, and the story still haunts the modern mind.
Catherine Davis is a woman with a message, and that message is getting harder to ignore. "Black children are an endangered species."
In a world of transitory experiences, events, and commitments, marriage is intransigent.
The Romeike's determination to homeschool their children ran into direct collision with German laws banning the practice
The Rev. Eric Bergman thinks he has seen the future - and it isn't Protestant.
Demanded by those who claimed that no-fault divorce would be more humane, the laws actually allowed two very different results, and both are disastrous.
Indeed, in many churches there is very little reading of the Bible in worship, and sermons are marked by attention to the congregation's concerns - not by an adequate attention to the biblical text.
The public confession made by Tiger Woods and watched by millions of viewers last Friday was, in the main, much like the confessions made by others, ranging from former President Bill Clinton to evangelist Jimmy Swaggart.
"As college-educated, professionally aspiring young adults in New York, my wife and I were bucking the prevailing social script by marrying in our early 20s."