E. Calvin Beisner
“It seems to me,” my friend added, “that at least some evangelicals might agree with Dershowitz. In many ways, requirement of rote prayer degrades prayer. Am I wrong?”
I pray many people who saw those ads or will see them and others in the same series, will be curious enough to search into who Jesus is and what He came to do.
Each in its own way — socialism and sexual perversion — denies such distinctions. They rebel against the fundamental orders of God’s creation. They must not be countenanced among God’s people — now, any more than 35 years ago.
In my years as a seminary professor of ethics, I saw few things more sinister and devious than the seemingly innocuous statement, “a biblically shaped commitment to the sanctity of human life compels us to a consistent ethic of life that affirms the sanctity of human life from beginning to end.”
Believing that exposing students to more than one side of a controversial issue is good pedagogy.
Bill Gates recently discussed what he called his "biggest fears about what's coming next for this world." His three top fears are legitimate but not reasons for doom and gloom. So what about the "elephant in the room" that he named as a threat?
At a conference at the Vatican Saturday, Pope Francis told oil executives "climate change" could "destroy civilization." The Pope was then, and is now, seriously mistaken.
For decades the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has gotten away with creating regulations that lack sound scientific basis, costing Americans hundreds of billions of dollars without solid evidence that those costs were justified.
Isaiah 55 has for over 40 years been one of my favorite passages of the Bible. Its literary beauty is one reason. The promise at its conclusion that through the Messiah's redeeming work the effects of the curse will be reversed and ultimately removed is another.
According to polling data, white American evangelicals are "typically more skeptical of climate change than any other U.S. citizens." Why?