Tag Archives: Morality

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

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From “Virtues” to “Values”: A Lamentable Change in Terms

It is popular today to speak of Christian “values.” There are even organizations that use the word in their name to grab the attention of Christians and other traditionalists who are concerned with the state of the family and the … Continue reading

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Why So Much Heat About Social Justice? Part 2

In our previous post we discussed the heat in discussions of social justice. Today we want to answer the question, Where does the heat come from? In a word, the heat comes from different sacred belief systems. One’s paradigm of … Continue reading

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Why So Much Heat Around Discussions of Social Justice?

All people of good will, who have a heart of the poor and vulnerable, who are appalled by the corruption and injustice they see, who are aghast at the slaughtering of females on the scale of a holocaust, who grieve … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Matter in the 21st Century?

New from Vishal Mangalwadi. This is what we teach in the ABCs of Culture. The cancer at the heart of America’s political economy is cultural. This great nation was built by an ethic – a spirituality that taught citizens to … Continue reading

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Doing the Right Thing

Here’s something you need to know about and support, particularly those of us in the United States … Bravo! Kudos to The Colson Center for leadership on this important project. Here’s the website: http://www.colsoncenter.org/ethics Scott Allen 00   

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It’s Not “The Economy, Stupid” … It’s the Moral Vision

The global economy isn’t exactly robust. Should the world’s governments pick up Bill Clinton’s 1992 campaign slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid!” ? No. Those who follow this mantra are mistaken. Undergirding any political/economic system is a set of ideas, a … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 3

Oikonomia vs. Chrematistics In direct opposition to what those possessing a GCU (Great Commission Utilitarianism) mindset state, God’s ends reveals that human beings are placed on earth for economic purposes: to be the catalysts to allow families, communities and nations … Continue reading

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Pro-Life Advocate Gunned Down

I want to take time to acknowledge and mourn the death of James Pouillon, a pro-life advocate who was gunned down as he peacefully protested outside of a high school in Michigan this September. While the media intensely covered the … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Life

Following up on my last post, The Greatness of a Society, I want to share excerpts from an incredibly well done pro-life movie that is in the works. A U.S. Senate report states: “Physicians, biologists and other scientists agree that … Continue reading

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