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The Truth About Pro-life Christians

August 16, 2013

Once again, the tired and false story about pro-life Christians caring only for babies in the womb and abandoning them thereafter has made an appearance.

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A Decade of Loneliness

August 13, 2013

Loneliness and depression have become an increasingly normal part of American life over the past decade. The Church is uniquely equipped to offer hope to the lonely, isolated, and depressed in our communities.


Pro-life: Looking Beyond Abortion

August 7, 2013

Although recent abortion regulations and clinic closures are good news for the Pro-life cause and every woman and child spared the horror of abortion by them, our cultural view of life remains deeply corrupted.

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More Than Skin Deep: Thoughts on the Evangelical Modesty Debate

August 1, 2013

Modesty is a frequently debated issue for American Evangelicals, and this summer is no different. Is it possible to talk about modest dress without falling into legalism?

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The End of Religious Conservatism?

July 25, 2013

A new study finds the number of of religious progressives is on the rise, but they are not an exact mirror of religious conservatives.

(Dr. Paul Alexander describes "Che Guevara Jesus' third way." Credit: IRD)

New Evangelicals for Social Action Co-President Looks to “Che Guevara Jesus”

July 22, 2013

This is the second of two articles about the recent Evangelicals for Social Action conference. To read part 1, please click here. A worship service marked the conclusion of Evangelicals for Social Action’s “Follow….

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Speakers Warn Against “Entrenched” Positions of “Conservative White Men” at Evangelical Conference

July 17, 2013

Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA) gathered July 12 – 14 to celebrate the retirement of their founder and president, Dr. Ron Sider, the installation of two new co-presidents, and the organization’s 40 year anniversary at Eastern University near Philadelphia, PA.

(Rev. Joel Hunter shares a laugh in the White House with President Obama and Joshua DuBois. Credit: Washington Post)

Joel Hunter: A Political Pastor

July 15, 2013

A recent Religion News Service (RNS) article by Mark Pinsky profiled Orlando mega-church pastor Joel Hunter, lamenting the pastor’s efforts to “[become] the voice of moderate conservatism and coalition politics have resulted in a ten…


Update on the Sovereign Grace Ministries Lawsuit

July 10, 2013

Since my last report on the Sovereign Grace Ministries lawsuit in May, more developments have unfolded in this horrific ordeal. For an in-depth overview of the situation, see my last article on the topic….

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Catholics, Evangelicals, Others Join Forces for Religious Liberty

July 3, 2013

Yesterday (July 2) a group of inter-religious leaders released a letter responding to the Obama Administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) final version of its contraceptive insurance coverage mandate. In a press conference at…

A Southern Baptist Response to Same-Sex Marriage

July 2, 2013

Kristin Rudolph (@Kristin_Rudolph) Two weeks before the Supreme Court announced its decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the Southern Baptist Convention hosted discussions on the topic of marriage at its annual meeting on June…

Marriage: Considering Our Cultural Moment

June 28, 2013

The traditional Christian understanding of marriage, family, sexuality, and human life has long been receding from dominance in America, and this week’s Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor, which declared the federal…