Religious freedom is something that has been taken for granted by many American’s over the course of the last millennia. When America was predominantly influenced by Christianity, there were few who had the voice to suggest that Christianity’s influence be kept to the margins. Now that the U.S. is quite religiously diverse, politically polarized and […]
America has had many heated debates over the issue of abortion since the Roe vs. Wade decision in the 1973. Those who lean more conservative often appeal to the unborn baby’s “right to life,” while those who lean more liberal appeal to the “woman’s rights.” Our two party system would like us to think that […]
When it comes to criminal justice, some people appeal to swift and harsh justice against crimes committed so that society might be protected and criminals might learn their lesson. Other people appeal to mercy for criminals, believing that there may be better ways to deal with crime, especially concerning minor offenses. In the Gospel we […]
Inequality is a problem in our culture because self-interest is a problem in our hearts. Only in Christ do we find the freedom to actively seek the well-being of those around us because only in Christ do we find our own interests served by and needs met in God. When we begin looking up to God, we’ll finally stop […]
The current economy and presidential election have employers and employees concerned about Labor Reform. Some are concerned about taxes and government regulations, while others are concerned with worker’s compensation and exploitation. It’s helpful to start any discussion about work with a biblical theology of work and a clear focus on Christ’s work.
America is a land of immigrants. Very few American citizens can trace their ancestry back to this land, yet immigration reform is surrounded by controversy because of undocumented immigrants, illegal immigration, the refugee crisis and the immigration process itself. The issue can get confusing quickly. Thankfully, the way of Jesus can help us think about […]
Subjects like war, terrorism and defense by force are contentious and controversial topics in today’s political discourse. Many on the right give the impression that war and defense by force are always justifiable when it comes to acts of terror, while many on the left give the impression that neither are ever justifiable. But can […]
Progress is something of a buzzword in politics today. The problem is, everyone wants it, but no one knows what it actually looks like or how to make it happen. Some see getting the right candidate or party into the White House as progress, while others aren’t convinced that progress is even a possibility this […]
God is constantly at work in our lives and our church. He invites us to enjoy the fruit of his work by participating in that work with him.
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