Category Archives: Morality

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

Posted in Culture, Morality, Social justice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Culture, Morality, Social justice | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

A Female Mom and a Male Dad: What Every Child Needs

Every child needs a male father and a female mother. So wrote Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires before becoming Pope Francis. In a day where there is personal and cultural confusion about what it means to be a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Family, Morality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

William Wilberforce: A Model for Today

Some 180 years after his death, William Wilberforce has something to teach us. That’s partly because his world and our world have a lot in common. In most of the ways that matter to Christians, many societies are sliding backwards. Sometimes … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Great Commission, Morality | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Family Champions Wanted May 6

Family and marriage and children … all God’s inventions, all important to him, all vital to the health of communities and nations. Is there a purpose to marriage beyond the latest cultural fad? A purpose that transcends romance and harmonious relationships, however … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Family, Morality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

So-Called Same-Sex Marriage and the Language of Genesis

Same-sex marriage supporters sometimes say that Jesus didn’t even mention homosexuality, so how come Christians make such a big deal about it? After all, isn’t the New Testament more important for Christians than the Old Testament, where we find the … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Language, Morality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Babies’ Bodies Fire Hospital Heating Plants

The bodies of at least 15,500 aborted and miscarried babies have been incinerated as medical waste in 27 National Health Service hospitals in England during the last two years. This according to Sarah Knapton’s article in the British paper The … Continue reading

Posted in Current events, Morality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Culture Wars: the World in Crisis

The culture wars haven’t ended – they’ve escalated, and they will continue to escalate in a society where people have fewer commonly held views, and less respect for those who disagree with them for any reason, least of all a … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current events, Morality, Politics, Worldview | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Baby in a Bag

Recently, in the span of a week, three stories caught my attention, three  stories from three nations: Uruguay, Japan, and the USA. The first story came from a friend in Montevideo, Uruguay, who told me that Uruguay’s fertility rate of … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current events, Family, Morality | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Marriage Debate: Ten Lessons for Discipling Nations from Ryan Anderson

The current debate about marriage powerfully illustrates the need to “make disciples of all nations.” How do we disciple our nations? What tactics do we use to positively influence our culture for Christ? These are important questions, particularly for the church … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Family, Morality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment