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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 5:00am

Why would the United Kingdom reject an asylum claim on the grounds of biblical evidence? How this denial demonstrates the absurdity of governments making theological judgments

Secretary of State Pompeo reduces funds used to advocate for abortion internationally: What this reveals about the massive cultural change over the past 30 years and the importance of elections

There is no longer a single pro-abortion Republican in the House of Representatives: What this tells us about a Congress that is even more divided than the American people

A mayor in Massachusetts was simultaneously ousted from office and re-elected on the same ballot . . . democracy can be a strange system sometimes

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 5:00am

Religious liberty is challenged again as the moral revolution targets religious schools

Can a religious school actually operate by its own religious convictions? Increasingly, our society is shouting “No."

Despite the defeat of the Islamic State, the greatest threats of the Caliphate—its theology and ideology—remain

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 5:00am

Just months after reinstating a ban on romantic LGBT relationships, Azusa Pacific University once again strays from the historic Christian understanding of romance

Azusa Pacific tries to affirm irreconcilable positions: Why condoning LGBT romantic relationships necessarily implies condoning LGBT sexual relationships

How Azusa Pacific’s policy reversal reminds us that every Christian institution will have to choose whether to face the consequences of not surrendering to the sexual revolution or of abandoning Christian convictions

Cyclone Idai: How the reality of natural evil calls for Christians to pray and care for our neighbor, even when that neighbor is across the globe

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 5:00am

Clarence Thomas back in the news: constitutional interpretation, precedent, the importance of understanding and applying the original meaning of a text.

Do bad people deserve good lawyers? The political left is marching onward, leaving Ronald Sullivan behind: How the Harvard Law School professor became the latest focus of moral outrage

Is social media really social? A new study reveals a correlation between teen loneliness and social media engagement

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 5:00am

Surgery for the sake of selfies? What a recent trend in cosmetic surgery tells us about our self-absorbed culture

Examining the worldview of parenthood-indecision therapists: Is the decision whether or not to have children so trivial that the color of ink can help you decide?

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 5:00am

How four new laws in Kentucky help reveal the horrifying arguments that pro-abortion advocates are making

There is no middle ground on abortion: Why trying to compromise on the sanctity of human life is completely irrational when the opposing views are considered

Should we have fewer children for the sake of the earth? Why the Christian worldview welcomes every single human being as an image bearer of God

What are the consequences of following the example of Vermont? Examining the demographic and political makeup of America’s most European state

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 5:00am

When Horror Strikes: Mass terrorist attack in New Zealand leaves the island nation and the world shocked in the face of profound loss and unquestionable depravity

How the role social media played in the New Zealand terror attack reveals the fading distinction between online extremism and realized evil

In times of tragedy like this, Christians must understand our unequivocal call to “weep with those who weep”

How a delayed obituary from Germany (Hermann Goering’s daughter) raises the biggest questions of moral responsibility

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 6:17am

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 6:00am

Virtue signaling in the marketplace: Why businesses try to keep up with the changing opinions of the sexual revolution

What do we do with our minds? Why many secular Americans are turning to Buddhist mindfulness

Mindful mayonnaise and yoga pants? The danger of critiquing the big business of the mindfulness culture

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 6:00am

What happens in California doesn’t stay in California: If you want to see a glimpse into America’s political future, look to the West Coast

The vast worldview divide in America on display: Why it’s more difficult to pass actual legislation than support general policy ideas

Controversy over a Catholic school’s recent decision reveals much about religious liberty and the precursor of the same-sex revolution

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 6:07am

Why the push for confidential medical advice for adolescents is actually a bigger deal than the Wall Street Journal suggests

The therapy generation: What the trend of millennials seeking out therapeutic help communicates about a generation starving for meaningful community

The drug problem of American children: Why no pill can ever fully treat the deepest issues of the human heart

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 5:00am

The sexual revolution chooses to live to fight another day: Why Colorado dropping a lawsuit against Masterpiece Cakeshop isn’t an end to the war on religious liberty

Heartwarming stories of babies successfully operated on and returned to womb are rare exceptions in the culture of death

When clear Scriptural teaching is nullified to ordain women in ministry, it inevitably must be nullified for LGBT inclusivity as well

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 6:00am

In the wake of last week’s vote to affirm biblical sexuality, theologically-liberal United Methodists are deciding their next move: stay or go?

Parties for the dead? What new alternatives to the Christian funeral reveal about our increasingly secular society

Former VP Joe Biden learns that in an age of heightened political division even describing a political opponent as ‘decent’ is now unacceptable

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Fri, 03/01/2019 - 5:45am

Talks between U.S. and North Korea break off: How the underlying motives of the Korean dictator revealed themselves in summit meeting

House bill offers single-payer, universal healthcare, but there’s more at stake than what meets the eye

Religious unbelief is actually belief: New Portland law proves America isn’t as secular as some would think

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