Those concerned with the preservation of religious liberty in America are keeping a keen eye on the Supreme Court in 2014. The august body of jurists that comprise America's highest court will be reviewing some cases that speak to the very heart of our nation's political and civil heritage.
A recent feature on the politics page of The Christian Post discusses the issue of income inequality in America, and various Christian proposals for the best way to address it. Professor Ron Sider of Palmer Theological Seminary argues that the appropriate response to the "enormously centralized" economic and political power we see in America today is for the government to redistribute wealth via tax hikes on the rich and increased public investment in our poorest citizens.
In exhorting Christians as to how they should behave toward one another, the Apostle Paul pointed to the example of Christ himself.
Given the magnitude of the Obamacare debacle, it's hard to imagine how Republicans could manage to one-up the dysfunction and dissolution of the Democrat party. Much to the delight of the media, however, the GOP has managed to redirect the spotlight away from the train wreck of the Affordable Care Act in exchange for its own dog and pony show.
For those who believe that life begins at conception, abortion hangs over society like a dark cloud.
College football fans across the country are still buzzing over the shocking outcome of the Alabama-Auburn game. As a graduate of Florida State University, I couldn't be more proud of Auburn. What a game! War Eagle!
Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas recently celebrated the opening of a new facility in Ft. Worth, TX. More than a few critics have noted the irony that the new Southwest Ft. Worth Health Center is located next to the Gladney Adoption Center, an organization that has been providing pregnancy support and adoption services to the country for 125 years.
The hallmark distinction between Liberals and Conservatives in America is our radically divergent view of government and its role in the lives of citizens.
It has been said that success has many fathers, but failure is an orphan. Not so in the current political milieu.
It's become a favorite pastime among the press and punditry to blame the Tea Party for the problems plaguing the GOP.
When you allow ideology to drive the development of policy with no attention to reality or practicality, the results are catastrophic. For the President and his supporters, Obamacare was conceived not as a policy solution for America's growing healthcare challenges but as a symbol of the President's progressive worldview.
In the flurry of post-government-shutdown analysis, the talking heads are speculating about the demise of the Tea Party.
"The righteous care for the needs of their animals…." Proverbs 12:10 (NIV)
The concept of Christian education strikes many as a laughable notion, an oxymoron embraced only by morons. This is a mistaken view.
It is no secret that we live in a celebrity obsessed society. This isn't just an American phenomenon, it's a global phenomenon.
[R]ender therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's; and unto God the things that are God's (Matthew 21, KJV).
In the last 50 years or so, America has become a nation obsessed with rights.
Imagine in a thousand years someone doing IVF with a long-frozen embryo just to see what a 21st century – or, in this case, 20th century – human being was like.
It's been said by some that "gay is the new black." In the same way that African Americans were once dehumanized, marginalized, and denied basic civil rights based on something they cannot control, i.e. the color of their skin, so today homosexuals claim that they are disenfranchised based on something equally outside their control – their sexual orientation.
"There are no atheists in foxholes."
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