Michael Brown holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University. He is the author of 25 books, includingLine of Fire. Follow him at AskDrBrown on Facebook or @drmichaellbrown on Twitter.
I almost never do this, but I felt it was very important to share a letter with you so that the whole world could understand what really happened in Ireland as this predominantly Catholic nation voted decisively to redefine marriage.
I have no desire to pile on with more comments about Josh Duggar, who appears to be a very serious and committed Christian who has made no excuses for the sins of his youth and who deeply desires to make a positive impact for the Lord in the years ahead.
Mr. President, may I first ask who gave you the spiritual authority to give such strong counsel and even criticism to church leaders?
Last week, the legendary blues guitarist B. B. King died at the age of 89, and I truly hope he is in Gods presence now, either as someone who knew the Lord during his lifetime or as someone who found grace in the closing moments of his life.
When an influential political leader states that, when it comes to abortion, our Deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed; when a New York Times columnist tells us we need to remove homosexual practice from our sin list; when the Solicitor General tells the Supreme Court that, potentially, religious schools could lose their tax exemption if they refuse to redefine marriage when statements like this are being made on a regular basis, dont tell me Im overreacting when I sound the alarm.
This past Friday night, I tweeted out, My heart goes out to Bruce Jenner, & when he says, I am a woman, I hear him saying, I am deeply confused & hurting. Let's pray for him! The responses to this tweet were as ugly and profane as anything I have ever seen.
It is now the gotcha question being asked to every Republican presidential candidate: Would you attend a same-sex wedding ceremony?
Almost 20 years ago, the journal First Things published an article by a famous German theologian named Wolfhart Pannenberg titled How to Think About Secularism. In the article, Pannenberg outlined the nature of secularism and how it threatened the church, also explaining how the church should not respond to the challenge.
I believe Hilary Clinton is now telling the truth regarding her views on same-sex marriage. I just dont believe she was telling the truth in the past, especially when she expressed her opposition to it.
With all the major, life critical issues taking place in America and around the globe, it is absolutely mind-boggling that President Obama has decided to declare war on so-called conversion therapy, joining in the battle to outlaw professional counseling for minors struggling with unwanted same-sex attraction or gender identity confusion.
How can the religious community live in peace and harmony with the LGBT community? New York Times columnist Frank Bruni has the solution. Just rewrite the Bible.
Dear Bill and Ann: I deeply appreciate both of you calling out Christian leaders in recent days, challenging our courage and our willingness to stand for what is right
Have you ever seen a little child put his hands over his ears while shouting, Im not listening! Thats what MSNBCs Ed Schulz did to the Heritage Foundations Ryan Anderson on Monday, turning off Andersons mic rather than responding to his factual presentation.
Protesters are demonstrating, the Obama administration is speaking out, the mainstream media is in an uproar, major companies are threatening boycotts, and even the NCAA is concerned that a new bill signed into law by Indiana governor Mike Pence could negatively impact the inclusive culture of college sports.
The United Nations, already infamous for its frequent displays of anti-Israel bias, has outdone itself this time.
Im all for generous giving, and Im all for taking care of ministers of the gospel, but I will not be sending Creflo Dollar $300 to help him buy a $65 million jet for his ministry. The very thought of it is obscene.
I would love to go a month or even a week without having to address this, but the cycle of social madness continues unabated, all centered on the T of LGBT, namely, transgender.
It has been called The History-Making Gay Kiss, as The Fosters TV show, which airs during prime time on the ABC Family network, featured the Youngest Same-Sex TV Kiss Ever.
Now that Time Magazine has told us that transgender is the new black, Im going to say something politically incorrect: Your gender is not whatever you think it is. Put another way, there is no such thing as, My gender is fill in the blank.
When you look at the endless problems we face in society today, its easy to think, But what I can do? Im just one person.