Category Archives: Life & Culture

What Christians Should Do This Election Season—Give Space, Show Grace

I have too many friends on all sides of Election 2016 to let their choice in the voting booth affect my affection for them.

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4 Cultural Trends Leading to the Decline of Religious Liberty

Christians in North America will face many challenges in the future. Religious liberty debates are likely to increase as these trends accelerate.

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Evangelicals Debate the Merits of Supporting or Opposing Trump

On Sept. 16, the National Religious Broadcasters hosted an “evangelical debate” on Trump. Two speakers opposed Trump; two supported him.

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Tim Kaine, Genesis 1, and Same-Sex Marriage

Jesus takes his stand with God’s design in Genesis 1, a design that says one man, one woman, for life is ideal.

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Visiting the Home and Grave of G. K. Chesterton

In England, I feel less like a tourist seeing sights and more like a pilgrim giving thanks.

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How History’s Take on 2 Back-To-Back Presidents Exposes Our Shifting Views of Sin

It is intriguing to see the moral certainty regarding the sin of racism next to moral relativism regarding the sin of adultery.

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How Donald Trump Divided and Conquered the Religious Right

It’s time for me to sit down for a nice meal of crow.

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Tim Kaine and the Bridge to Hillary Clinton’s Past on Abortion

On abortion, Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine, have flown to different wings within the “pro-choice” camp.

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Can We Hope Again?

Why we need the virtue that transcends the twin temptations of distraction or despair.

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Orwellian Echoes in the Democratic Platform on Abortion

The 2016 Democratic platform contains a number of euphemisms that hide abortion in a haze of abstraction.

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