With rising acceptance of euthanasia and assisted suicide comes the expanding number of Canadian citizens deemed eligible for such procedures. This article delves into the disturbing implications this has, from the vulnerabilty of patients with physical and mental illnesses to financial hardships as a reason for such end-of-life choices. The moral, ethical, and legal implications are explored, as well as a moral approach to maintaining safeguards for those vulnerable minorties. Canadians must step up to the challenge of understanding and critically examining the increasing availabilty of euthanasia in order to ensure those most in need are preserved and respected.
Has America Ever Been a “Christian Nation”?
What exactly is Christian Nationalism? And should I, as a Christian, jump on board with it? Or is it the big, bad wolf that many have made it out to be?
Roger Williams and the Prophetic Blueprint for Religious Liberty
Roger Williams’ framework for religious liberty in Rhode Island was the blueprint for religious liberty in the United States and help fulfill its prophetic destiny as a refuge from persecution. The Constitution’s First Amendment channels William’s view of the separation of church and state, where the government will not establish a national religion to force its citizens to support and worship, nor would it restrict the expression of one’s religious preference.
The Countercultural Idea of a Christian University
By Dr. Ted McAllister and Dr. Andrew Yuengert – Any university that is serious about its Christian mission must recognize that today it confronts an educational establishment that operates with a vision that is incompatible with the most basic philosophical commitments of a Christian institution.
Jesus Declared Corrupt Moneychangers Bankrupt
Jesus overturned the money-changer tables in the Temple, declaring corruption and greed to be over. His action focused attention on the Roman system of temple currency and highlighted the unfair exchange rates. His action declared the money-changers to be “bankrupt” in the most literal sense.
California Judge Rules that Christian Bakery Owner Can Refuse to Make Cakes that Violate Beliefs
A California trial court in Kern County ruled that a bakery that refused to furnish custom-designed cakes for same-sex weddings and referred out to other bakeries did not violate the state’s civil rights act
Indiana Court Upholds Ruling Taking Transgender Child Away from Parents Who Refused on Religious Grounds to Use Preferred Pronouns
An Indiana state appeals court upheld the trial court’s removal of a 16-year-old transgender minor who suffered from an eating disorder and was allegedly abused because their parents did not accept their transgender identity.
Federal Court: Pennsylvania Parents of First Graders Can Sue School District for Violating Parental Rights
Parents can sue a Pennsylvania school district that allowed a teacher to tell first graders “secrets” about transgender topics.
An Urgent Message to the World, Church, American Academia, and Christian Colleges
This post is an edited and compiled version of my last six essays. Together they present a message I believe is sorely needed among educators, colleges and churches.
Academic Freedom in Context
The rise of political correctness signals a return to the traditioning and character-forming model of education but with a different tradition to pass on, a different moral vision to inculcate, and a different vision of how character should be formed.