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The Left's War on Science: From 'Unborn Youth' to 'Fetus'
July 31, 2015: Earlier this year, National Geographic's ran a cover story called, "The War on Science." In the feature article, writer Joel Achenbach addressed a number of issues about which many people dispute the received scientific wisdom.
Tax Exemption for Churches: An American Value, a Social Imperative
July 27, 2015: Some Americans seem to think that churches 1 are merely large buildings that, after about noon on Sunday, lock their doors and occupy space for the balance of the week.
On Clear Biblical Teaching, Non-Essentials and Homosexuality
July 17, 2015: Christians disagree about many things, some more important than others. Among Evangelical Protestants, there is universal concurrence on the core issues of the faith. The key aspects of our theology are well-expressed in the historic Lausanne Covenant, for example.
Evangelicals Are Strangers in America - and Everywhere
July 09, 2015: Jonathan Rauch, one of the more thoughtful writers of the Left, has called Evangelicals "the last gay marriage hold-outs." He posits that "most American Catholics support gay marriage. So do most mainline Protestants."
The Economy, Your Family, and the Political Left
July 02, 2015: Many politicians on the Left are calling for massive changes in America's already-encumbered free market economy. For example, socialist "Bernie Sanders delivers condemnation of business, billionaires in Denver." Hillary Clinton comments that "Prosperity can't be just for CEOs and hedge fund managers. Democracy can't be just for billionaires and corporations."
The Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Isn't an Excuse to Attack Churches
July 01, 2015: Writing on Time.com, Mark Oppenheimer, a New York Times religion columnist, argued that in light of the Supreme Court's recent decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states it was time to end tax exemptions for religious institutions.
Gay Pride, Augustine, and Us
June 30, 2015: Throughout America, "gay pride" parades took place over this past weekend in many major cities. Sadly, such parades are nothing really new. Consider Augustine's commentary about a "gay pride" parade of what he calls "effeminate" pagan priests that he witnessed early in the fifth century A.D.:
Fellowship and Fidelity to Scripture
June 25, 2015: Last week, after Tony Campolo announced that he now supports same-sex marriage (a logical progression given the long-time devaluation of biblical authority in his "Red-Letter Christian" initiative), former Christianity Today editor David Neff affirmed the same thing.
Redefining Sexual Sin Won't Make a Wrong a Right
June 10, 2015: Tim Keller's gracious and biblically faithful article on human sexuality and the drive by some to re-interpret Scripture's teachings concerning homosexuality is important. An Evangelical "Cardinal," as it were, has spoken clearly and firmly, albeit with great civility, on the immutable teaching of the written Word of God on sexuality and sexual intimacy. This is meat to my soul.