Religion

Most People Couldn’t Handle This Church Service

Most People Couldn’t Handle This Church Service

The 1662 edition of the Book of Common Prayer has one service that doesn't line up with how many modern Christians think of church, or God.

Christian Democracy and the Future of Europe

Christian Democracy and the Future of Europe

Europe is undergoing seismic changes, and it is important in this time to understand the role of Christianity and Christian Democracy in Europe's past and present.

The Battle Between Something and Nothing

The Battle Between Something and Nothing

There need be no cultural war when one of the contenders fails to show up, supposing that he still exists.

Five Key Exchanges From the Supreme Court in Religious School Case

Five Key Exchanges From the Supreme Court in Religious School Case

The Blaine Amendment might be struck down by the Supreme Court, allowing parents to use school vouchers to send their kids to religious schools.

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

Moral Education From Birmingham Jail

“Letter from a Birmingham Jail” rests on a basis that most modern people, especially the educated, reject.

Why Failure Is a Relative State

Why Failure Is a Relative State

Society has all sorts of parameters that seek to define which of us is a failure, but those definitions aren't the ones that matter.

What Teaching in China Taught Me About Religious Freedom

What Teaching in China Taught Me About Religious Freedom

The difference between "preaching" and answering religious questions from a roomful of people is pretty much up to the interpretation of the Chinese communists.

Could the Bible Return to American Public Education?

Could the Bible Return to American Public Education?

The United States has a long history of children reading the Bible in schools, a practice once again up for public debate. Could it return to schools in the near future?

Christianity and Socialism: Are They Really Alike?

Christianity and Socialism: Are They Really Alike?

Even as a young socialist Chesterton had his doubts about both socialism itself and the depth of its connection to early Christianity.

America’s Hamster Wheel of ‘Career Advancement’

America’s Hamster Wheel of ‘Career Advancement’

Is life only about how far you can get in a career? Is work just about paying the bills? Perhaps there's more to be gained from both work and leisure.

Anti-Christian Blasphemy Isn’t Edgy or Brave

Anti-Christian Blasphemy Isn’t Edgy or Brave

Porta dos Fundos and Netflix view themselves as defenders of free speech, but they aren't risking anything by poking fun at Christians.

What's Driving America's Suicide Problem?

What's Driving America's Suicide Problem?

“Why Is America So Depressed?” was one of the first headlines I saw as I jumped back into work after the holidays.

Americans Aren’t Losing Religion, They’re Inventing a New One

Americans Aren’t Losing Religion, They’re Inventing a New One

There seems to be a set of the elite who are quite ready to view themselves as gods, replacing any and all of the traditional deities.

A New Year’s Chat With the Devil

A New Year’s Chat With the Devil

Indulging in the Auld Lang Syne cliché is not unique to humans. The spirit world does the same...

Too Young? Too Old? What Age Restrictions Reveal About Our Humanity

Too Young? Too Old? What Age Restrictions Reveal About Our Humanity

We seek to protect the bodies of human beings while at the same time we often neglect teaching morality and nurturing the spirit.

Millennials Are Finding Religion, but Not at Church

Millennials Are Finding Religion, but Not at Church

It's not that millennials have lost the mysticism of generations past, it's just that they put their faith in much different things than their parents or grandparents do.

Are Human Rights Real?

Are Human Rights Real?

George Carlin once claimed that human rights are "imaginary." He's wrong, and for many reasons.

There's No Relief in Euthanasia

There's No Relief in Euthanasia

Embracing suffering, learning from it, and enduring it, benefits not only those we love, but ourselves as well.

The Never-Ending PC Assault

The Never-Ending PC Assault

Now it’s the Salvation Army’s turn.

It's Time to Stop Hating on ‘Mary, Did You Know?’

It's Time to Stop Hating on ‘Mary, Did You Know?’

There are plenty of candidates for the worst Christmas song. "Mary, Did You Know" should not be one of them.

Christmas After Communism: One Man’s Story

Christmas After Communism: One Man’s Story

When Chambers rejected the Communist philosophy of faith in man and embraced faith in God, he had what he viewed as his first Christmas.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: What a Different Era

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: What a Different Era

The first President's humility, faith, and outlook stand in stark contrast to the politicians of our time. 

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

How to Ensure Productive Thanksgiving Debates

Thanksgiving discussions are best when warm, rather than too hot or cold. 

Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Kanye West, Chic-Fil-A, and the Age of Authenticity

Chic-fil-A's recent decision causes some to question its authenticity to Christians and to LGBT+ groups. 

Avoiding Stupidity in the Age of Pregnant and Period-Producing Men

Avoiding Stupidity in the Age of Pregnant and Period-Producing Men

Stupidity continues to swirl in society with increasing vigor. The important thing is whether each of us will allow ourselves to be dragged along with it. 

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

The Rise and Rise of Modest Fashion

Why is it that attitudes, after the laissez faire ones of the sixties and onward, now may be changing?

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Religion and Cultural Friction: Are the Two Related?

Lack of religion doesn’t really affect our quality of life today, does it?

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

It is not racist or imperialist to suggest that Native people of Amazonia are sinners who need to be converted, have faith in Jesus Christ, and be baptized. The same is true for many Western urbanites.

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