As Martin Luther King, Jr. told us in his letter from the Birmingham jail, our strongest justification for the ongoing struggle for freedom, liberation, and liberty is the conservation of the immutable virtues given to us by the laws of nature and nature’s God. Without such conservative ideas I’m not sure anyone can truly call themselves a liberal.
Students who work more than 15 hours a week in high school show lower rates of college completion, suggests a new study assessing the harm of high school work intensity.
"If I were to trust in my own good deeds, or despair because I have done no good deeds, Christ would profit me neither way." ~ Martin Luther
Every generation of Christians has faced the pornography question. But the situation is unique now. Pornography is not now simply available. With the advent of Internet technology, with its near universal reach and its promise of secrecy, pornography has been weaponized.
Last in a series examining claims about Thomas Jefferson
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
The United States has the highest proportion of single-parent households (25.8%) of 27 industrialized countries studied by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Amid all the preparations for the wedding, one vexing question was how far in advance of their wedding should William and Kate cease living together?
This review of a David Barton claim convinces me that historical context matters
The argument that you can’t legislate morality is frankly a bit empty, for all legislation assumes some common moral standard. Otherwise, the entire process would be as meaningless.
Third in a series evaluating David Barton's claims about Thomas Jefferson
- April 27, 2011 |
If disciples are learners, then we must not only address the call to discipleship and the content, but its source.
- April 26, 2011 |
Another David Barton claim evaluated - Did Jefferson invoke Jesus as Christ in government documents?
- April 26, 2011 |
It's fairly common among American Christians to see the role of government as doing good for the citizens of a nation. We not only live in a time when much is provided by government at tax-payer expense, including housing, food stamps, welfare, ball parks, playgrounds, and tennis courts, to name a few, but we often impose the American experience onto the Scriptures rather than let the Scriptures guide our steps.
Why does Jesus use the language of “cup” when speaking of the cross? And what does it have to do with the crosses Jesus promises all believers will have to carry?
The resurrection of Jesus is the greatest proof of God’s intention to revitalize this broken cosmos. His rising from the dead was just the beginning of the saving, renewing, resurrecting work of God that will have its climax in the restoration of the entire cosmos.
Did Thomas Jefferson approve federal funds to send missionaries to the Indians?
Through Jesus Christ you can be released from the fear of death.
- April 24, 2011 |