An irony of American politics today is that conservative policies have helped lift the most people out of poverty, but most Americans don't know that because conservatives have been horrible at communicating the success of their own policies, Arthur Brooks writes in his new book, "The Conservative Heart: How To Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America."
The Christian Post will be sending the following 12 questions to the presidential candidates. The responses will be published as they become available.
Christians should never stop doing evangelism or forget about the transformative power of the Holy Spirit as they engage the culture; those who oppose the Church today could be its leaders tomorrow, Russell Moore wrote in his new book, "Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel."
Now that Christianity is strange to the larger American culture, Christians have an opportunity to reclaim the freakishness of the Gospel message, Russell Moore writes in his new book, "Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel."
What Christians Should, and Should Not, Be Concerned About Now That the Supreme Court Redefined Marriage
Christians should have some concerns about Friday's Supreme Court decision redefining marriage to include same-sex couples. Some reactions, however, have been overblown. Here is what Christians should, and should not, be concerned about.
Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent to Friday's gay marriage opinion was cogent, acerbic and colorful as a rainbow.
Religious Conservatives Will Be Vilified and Marginalized, Lose Their Religious Freedom, Justices Warn in Gay Marriage Dissenting Opinions
Friday's Supreme Court decision redefining marriage in all 50 states to include same-sex couples will infringe upon the religious freedoms of those holding traditional views about marriage, dissenting justices warned.
Analysis: Supreme Court Saved Republicans With Obamacare Decision, but Damaged Itself in the Long Run
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare" subsidies in states without their own heath insurance exchanges is a blessing in disguise for the Republican Party, but long-term the decision will cement the court's legacy as more concerned with the popularity of its decisions than the logic of its judicial reasoning.
On the same day that Bobby Jindal announced he's running for president, The Washington Post published an article implicitly questioning why the Louisiana governor indentifies more as an American than an Indian American.
Study: Liberals Have Less Self-Control Because They're Less Likely to Believe They Have Self-Control
Conservatives have more self-control than liberals, according to research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the result is likely due to conservatives being more likely to believe that they have self-control.
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks: Secularism Can't Solve Today's Religious Violence; Answers Rooted in 'Sibling Rivalry' of Jews, Christians, Muslims
Only a battle of ideas will end the religious violence of the 21st century, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks argues, but unlike the secular ideas that ended the Reformation-era religious violence, solutions to today's violence will be found in the Old Testament.
If the Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage, its effect on religious freedom will depend upon how the opinion is written, according to experts.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of a church's right to post roadside signs where other signs are allowed.
Failures of the Church to reach members of the LGBT community were highlighted at a Wednesday panel during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
Can the Islamic State, or ISIS, be classified as a "religious movement," or is it a political movement that's only superficially religious? This issue was discussed by two Middle East experts at a recent Faith Angle Forum.
A Middle East expert drew comparisons between the Islamic State and the Protestant Reformation at a recent Faith Angle Forum.
Os Guinness: How Rick Warren Won Over a 'Gay Rights' Activist With the Subversive Love of Christ (CP Interview 2/2)
For Christians to be persuasive, their message must be centered on and shaped by the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ, Os Guinness argues in his new book, "Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion."
Analysis: #Transgender and #Transracial? The Caitlyn Jenner, Rachel Dolezal Comparison Undermines Arguments Against Gay Marriage
With the nation captivated by the discovery that the leader of a civil rights organization is a white person who has been pretending to be black, some conservative pundits have drawn a comparison with Bruce Jenner claiming to be a woman who now goes by Caitlyn Jenner. If one can be transgender, they argue, why not transracial? The comparison is problematic, however, and could undermine the conservative argument against gay marriage.
Os Guinness: Why Balaam's Ass Is the Patron Saint of Apologetics and Christians Need to Recover the Art of Persuasion (CP Interview 1/2)
Christians have lost the art of persuasion and they need to get it back, Christian author Os Guinness argues in his new book, "Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion."
Contrary to previous research, Republican state cultures do a better job at promoting family stability than Democratic state cultures, when controlling for other factors, according to a research brief published by the Institute for Family Studies.
How Can Christian Organizations Protect Their Religious Freedom From Gay Marriage, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity Challenges? Russell Moore and Legal Group Offer Guidance
The Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and Alliance Defending Freedom published legal guidance to help Christian groups prepare for the religious freedom challenges likely to result from sexual orientation and gender identity nondiscrimination ordinances, and the legalization of gay marriage.
A number of prominent pastors and lay leaders have signed a petition pledging civil disobedience if a U.S. Supreme Court decision redefining marriage to include same-sex couples infringes upon their religious freedom.
Is the Obama administration moving to require Christian nonprofits that receive government grants to follow LGBT non-discrimination rules in hiring?
The debate over transgenderism derives from different views over what it means to be male and female.
Most Americans, even most liberals, believe the state of moral values in the United States is getting worse, according to a Gallup poll.