Category Archives: Culture

Is Bestiality the Next Sexual Frontier?

Could Ben Carson be right about bestiality? Dr. Carson, retired pediatric neurosurgeon from Johns Hopkins Hospital, was the first to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head. Celebrated and brilliant, he is an outspoken critic of the political correctness which has … Continue reading

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Even Darwin Had His Doubts

Charles Darwin would probably be surprised by today’s claims of “settled science.” In Canada the issue of so-called same-sex “marriage” is “settled” and any questioning is considered “hate speech,” putting a damper on the freedom of speech. (For the story on … Continue reading

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Say No! to Injustice

Injustice matters to God. We have written before on the importance of civil disobedience in the Christian’s arsenal for engaging in cultures of corruption and injustice. -          Civil Disobedience: When Law-abiding Citizens Should Break the Law -          The Rule of … Continue reading

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Compassion AND Law at the Border?

Recently we published a post about the crisis on the Mexico/US border. Since then I came across a very helpful article by Erick Erickson, “Moral Clarity at the Border.” Erickson is an American political commentator and blogger. Christians tend to … Continue reading

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Abortion Doesn’t Contribute to Women’s Health

Many years ago I was one of about 250 people picketing in front of a “women’s health clinic.” Why would we do such a thing? I think it would be safe to say that all of us supported women’s health. … Continue reading

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Obama Can Deny the Existence of Evil but He Can’t Make Evil Disappear

“The problem with you Americans is that you don’t believe in evil.” The charge is taken from a work of fiction, but it’s altogether true in fact. That sentence appears in Joel C. Rosenberg’s 2002 novel, The Last Jihad. Rosenberg is a … Continue reading

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What Iraq Teaches Us About Cultural Transformation

As ISIS marches through Iraq and Baghdad prepares for battle, the world is asking, “Whence the hard-won gains of intervention by the US and its allies?”  The growing crisis presents opportunity for plenty of rumination and reflection; not all of it helpful. … Continue reading

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Guinness: The Brand that Made God Look Good

Arthur Guinness operated a brewery for the glory of God. You could say he was part of the Monday Church of his generation. On Sunday Christ followers gather for worship, fellowship, and equipping. On Monday they go all over the city to be the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls for Social Responsibility, part 2 of 2

On May 19 Pope Francis met with UN General Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and executives from the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes meeting in Rome.  He called upon the United Nations to contribute to a worldwide ethical mobilization. Here … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls for Social Responsibility, Part 1 of 2

On May 19 Pope Francis met with UN General Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and executives from the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes meeting in Rome.  He called upon the United Nations to contribute to a worldwide ethical mobilization. Much … Continue reading

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