Two of the most prominent partisan splits in the United States today, race/ethnicity and religion, are undergoing a generational shift that promises to shake up the traditional alliances that comprise the Democratic and Republican parties. How party leaders choose to respond to this shift could determine the future of American politics for a generation.
Evangelicals will, inevitably, "change with times," "adapt," "get with the program," "finesse their position" on homosexuality and same-sex marriage, some say. Historically, however, the churches that changed with the times have not fared well.
The days of acceptable Christianity in America are over, so in order to be a faithful witness to the gospel, Christians must be willing to suffer the costs of discipleship, Dr. Robert P. George declared in a Tuesday speech.
Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, clarified that his recent criticism of a Christian talk radio program as missing a redemptive message was not aimed at all Christian talk radio programs.
To make a strong argument, address the strongest arguments of your opponents, any debate coach will tell you. Supporters of the Common Core, however, are doing just the opposite. They ignore the opponent's strongest arguments while trying to create the impression they are just a bunch of crazies.
Children who are not raised by both of their biological mother and father are more likely to have experienced traumatic events, according to a report released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Common Core as an issue among potential Republican presidential contenders has become complicated as hopefuls seek to tap the energy of the anti-Common Core movement even though many of them still support the theory behind Common Core.
A "Religious Left" movement will remain an essential component of the Progressive Movement in America, yet it will never be as important to liberalism as the Christian Right is to conservatism, a new Brookings Institution report by E. J. Dionne and William Galston argues.
According to Thursday remarks by Speaker of the House John Boehner and an Evangelical Immigration Table spokesperson interviewed Friday by The Christian Post, immigration reform legislation could still pass Congress this year.
College students with fathers who were involved in their lives were 98 percent more likely to graduate than students with uninvolved fathers. This was one of the findings presented Wednesday by W. Bradford Wilcox at an American Enterprise Institute presentation, "Graduation day: How dads' involvement impacts higher education success."
Charles Murray, a political scientist at the American Enterprise Institute, posted "An open letter to the students of Azusa Pacific University" Tuesday after he received word from the Christian school's president that his Wednesday speech at the school was postponed until the fall semester.
If you are a recent college graduate, or you are looking for a graduation gift, Charles Murray's new book may be for you. "The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead: Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life," compiles many pieces of advice for young adults entering the workforce.
In testimony before a U.S. House subcommittee last week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan appeared to suggest the administration may be backing off its support for the Common Core State Standards Initiative. In a statement to The Christian Post, however, an Education Department spokesperson reiterated Duncan's support for the Common Core.
First lady Michelle Obama was joined Friday by former first lady Rosalynn Carter, former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.) and Jill Biden to announce new initiatives for Joining Forces, a program to help the caregivers of wounded veterans.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted Thursday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for failing to testify about the IRS scandal involving the targeting of conservative, pro-life and evangelical groups.