By Karen Scott, Esq. – Protecting conscience requires sensitivity, understanding and often courage. While many working in the area of liberty of conscience have no religious affiliation, Christians should be especially equipped to work in this field remembering that each of us is created in God’s image and that God wants each individual to follow Him as a response to His love and not because of any force, threat or unduly restrictive law.
By Jason Hines - At the suggestion of a follower on Twitter (thanks @bsudah!) I went through a word study of grace...
Pastor Saeed Abidini is being held in Evin Prison in Iran because of his Christian faith. This week, his wife and supporters...
Abraham and Isaac – Jan Lievens (1607 – 1674) One hundred seventy years ago, Soren Kierkegaard wrote Fear and...
Many people want those who do wrong to be brought to justice, but often neglect the greater need of those same people being brought to Jesus. efore fugitive former police officer Christopher Dorner died under siege in a burning cabin at Big Bear last week, a friend of mine said that [...]Read more ›
Although Benedict XVI has cited health concerns, there is some speculation that the resignation may be related to the ongoing sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the church in the past decade. Before becoming Pope, Cardinal Ratzinger was responsible for ordering that all reports of sex abuse be channeled through his office at the Congregation of the Doctrine of Faith which he operated from 2001 to 2005.Read more ›
Some people believe that their religion obligates them to not only control themselves, but to control others as well. I believe that it is possible to make religious freedom as expansive as possible, and truly allow people to follow the dictates of their hearts as God (or whatever they believe in) leads them. Not only do I think that this is the solution that works best for our democracy, but I also happen to think that this is the solution that gets us closer to what God wants as well.Read more ›
From the perspective of Edwards and Spurgeon, the depths of hell are inversely proportionate to the heights of Heaven, as an all-powerful God gives eternal life to both the saved and the damned.Read more ›
Sometime in the 4th Century BC, Aristotle wrote Nicomachean Ethics. The broad question of the book is how to achieve happiness.Read more ›