If the SEC's allegations are true, then at the very least we are witnessing a real breakdown in ethics—people, ordinary men and women, failing to "do the right thing."
- April 22, 2010 |
Anthropologist Lionel Tiger recently described what he called "relatively friendly challenges" to religious experience from scientific research.
Just like in Paul’s day, male leaders today often find they are called to help women in the Church make peace. But, do you understand basic differences in the way men and women process conflict?
The death toll from last Wednesday’s earthquake has climbed to almost 2,000 Monday, even as three survivors were pulled from the rubble.
The picture of that tiny boy, sent back to a Russian orphanage, simply breaks the human heart. Of course, far more is at stake here, for Christians understand that adoption is a central metaphor of our salvation in Christ.
Fools entertain us, but they educate us while we laugh. This edutainment has limited value, but sometimes foolish rulers have to be answered by fools foolishly if they are to end their folly.
Is the insidious Caesar of Leisure blinding our vision so that we no longer see the danger in spending exorbitant amounts of money and time on nonstop entertainment? Who is king of our time?
- April 09, 2010 |
I don't know about you, but it is often difficult for me to get over myself and sing praises to God when I am having a "bad hair" day, much less when I am treated unfairly...
- April 13, 2010 |
A doctor in the Sarasota, Florida, has lost his license because he aborted what is now described as the "wrong" baby.
The increasing desperation of the Beltway pols and Manhattan media pundits to discredit the Tea Party movement is the best possible indicator of its success thus far.
Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen, was placed on the "kill or capture" list after the White House concluded that he had gone beyond inciting attacks to actually participating in them. Should we rejoice?
Jesus said, "I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it." The longer I'm in ministry, I think he might have added, "...and the Elders and Deacons will not prevail against it."
A large number of evangelicals shrink away from thinking about culture or seeing any onus placed upon them concerning cultural influence. Just what does it mean to be in the world but not of the world?
Reducing the number of nuclear weapons? Yes. Fighting the spread of nuclear weapons? Yes. But taking a credible deterrent off the table in a fallen world?
The world would do well to remember that the Buchenwald concentration camp was liberated only temporarily in 1945. Every generation must be prepared to meet and defeat.
The New York Times Magazine offered a photograph of bunnies on the cover of its Easter Sunday edition, but the paper was asking a rather unusual question: “Can animals be gay?”