Category Archives: Culture

New Video Series Explores the Truth about Marriage and Family

The family is the basic social unit of any society. Therefore, as the family goes, so goes the nation. This was the topic (and title) of a recent book I co-authored with Elizabeth Youmans and Jill Thrift. Church-based community and social … Continue reading

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If Preaching Christ Scandalizes, Shall We Be Quiet?

Fundamentalist atheism will not stop at anything to destroy the natural family and the church. With this ideology marching virtually unimpeded through society today, what is the Christian to do? As we have written before, atheists in the past affirmed reason. … Continue reading

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Population Spiral: The Dearth of Denmark

We’ve written before about the Malthusian myth of overpopulation and its devastating consequences (see list of posts below). John Stonestreet’s recent article comprises a splendid companion piece; it’s worthy of your attention. Demographics and ‘Do It for Denmark’ The most unlikely … Continue reading

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention!

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCartney’s … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to the Pursuit of Truth?

Christians are largely unprepared to deal with reality. The pursuit of truth has seriously eroded. In a recent interview in the online magazine, The Christian Post, our friend Nancy Pearcey—an author, Christian philosopher, and apologist—clearly captured the dilemma faced by Christian … Continue reading

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Atheists and Liberal Christians: Partners Against Human Dignity

The fight for human dignity in the 21st century is similar to the fight for the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in the 19th century. As is true for the pro-abortion movement today, the pro-slavery advocates were largely atheists … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage and Christianity in the US: Which Way the Future?

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we are publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president of Disciple Nations … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage Demands Christians Celebrate Sin

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we will be publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president … Continue reading

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Supporters of Traditional Marriage Are Not the New Jim Crows

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we will be publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president … Continue reading

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Unbridled Sexuality: A Little Pedophilia Never Hurt Anyone, part 2

Note: In part 1 we explored the growth of pagan sexuality with the erosion of Judeo-Christian framework in the West. With the seeping of neo-pagan ideas into the cultural mainstream, and the corresponding change in the law, sexual preferences became expansive. … Continue reading

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