Moral autonomy, the reigning doctrine of our age, is seriously inhibiting both truth and freedom for the gospel … Because the relativist challenge to truth and morality is so wide ranging, a successful strategy has to be on many fronts. It has to affect the “core of what people believe.”
James Heidinger, former long-time head of Good News, United Methodism’s evangelical caucus, has penned a wonderful new pro-life resource, published by Seedbed, itself an exciting new Wesleyan publisher associated with Asbury Seminary. Called About Abortion: 10 Things a new Generation of Christians Should Know, Heidinger’s book is an elaboration of a speech he gave at […]
A snapshot of the remarkable coalition of Hobby Lobby supporters, which includes a organizations, individuals, and denominations of varying ideologies, faith, and partisan affiliation.
If Christians and other similarly committed traditional religious believers are to function in society, their consciences must be accommodated. If they are not accommodated, they cannot function in any area of their lives to the extent that they are not accommodated.
This last week’s March for Life recalling 41years of judicially imposed abortion on demand aroused some confused religious commentary about the meaning of pro-life. Most of Christianity has traditionally opposed abortion as uniquely pernicious because it destroys a completely innocent and vulnerable life, in most cases only for convenience. Yet some try to stretch “pro-life” to include their own political preferences in ways that dilute focused opposition to abortion.
Single-digit temperatures and the aftermath of a snowstorm did not deter a group of Anglican bishops from participating in the annual National March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
When tens of thousands of pro-life activists gathered in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, they did more than mark the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that swept away state laws restricting abortion.
With a special emphasis on promoting adoption and the visible presence of new, young female leadership in the Pro-Life movement, the march began laying a foundation for wider appeal.
A Religion News Service (RNS) story several days ago highlighted how the usually Catholic-dominated annual March for Life, which occurred yesterday, is more deliberately reaching out to evangelicals.
On the day of Washington’s March for Life, Florida Bishop Ken Carter spoke at the annual worship service of Lifewatch, preaching on the need for a “consistent ethic of hospitality” within the UMC that included the unborn.
Yesterday it snowed here in Washington, DC with a high temperature of twenty-six. Today will be sunny with a high of only eighteen and snow all over the ground. Best to stay warm in my home office venturing out only to buy the ingredients for a hardy stew.