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Moral Relativism

How Moral Relativism Became Ascendant in Constitutional Law

November 20, 2015

Reason, rather than a dogmatic commitment to humanly constructed “rights,” is necessary for the proper ordering of society.

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A Millennial’s Take on Godly Civil Disobedience

September 29, 2015

Was Kim Davis, a Kentucky clerk who refused to give marriage licenses on the grounds that granting them to gay couples violated her personal faith, in the right?

Engaging on Marriage

Engaging the World after the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

September 13, 2015

The moral duty to defend and advance the truth has not changed, nor can we expect that efforts to advance the truth about sex and marriage will be fruitless in persuading people, and perhaps ultimately successful with society at large and the law.


How Many Gay Marriages?

September 10, 2015

The campaign for “marriage equality” rarely, if ever, considered how many homosexuals wanted to get hitched in the first place.

Churches May Face Risk of Lawsuits

July 10, 2015

Rev. Dr. Bill Bouknight is a retired United Methodist minister, a member of the Memphis Annual Conference.  He was educated at Duke, University of Edinburgh- Scotland, and Yale Divinity School.  He served churches in…

Rainbow Church

Washington National Cathedral Celebrates Gay Marriage Decision

July 7, 2015

LGBT-affirming churches are openly celebrating the gay marriage decision as a gift from God. What impact will this have on faithful churches in a post-Obergefell v. Hodges world?

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Marriage and Hope

July 6, 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court forcing recognition of same-sex “marriage” on the remaining states who have not abandoned reality for fantasy was tragic and demoralizing. As a Christian who loves his country,…


Can Christians Still Celebrate July 4 after Same Sex Marriage?

July 4, 2015

Conservative Christians are in a funk after the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling. Some have wondered if traditional Christians, especially Evangelicals, typically known for their patriotic ardor, will ever think of America the same…

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Three Bits of Fatherly Wisdom on Obergefell

July 2, 2015

The recent Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, while perhaps unsurprising, is shocking in light of its massive implications. Here are three reasons that Christians should be hopeful in the midst of our erratic culture.

Of Courts and Churches

July 2, 2015

The logic employed by the Court to justify gay marriage strongly resembles that of Church figures who do the same. Is this a fluke? Or are they using the same playbook?

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IRD: Supreme Court Marriage Ruling ‘Fashion Over Law’

June 26, 2015

“There are no winners, and the biggest losers are children in America who are the chief victims of the breakdown of marriage and family,” says IRD’s Mark Tooley on the Supreme Court ruling.

The Bible, the Constitution, and American History

Dignity, the Constitution, and the Bible

June 19, 2015

The morality of personal autonomy the Supreme Court mandates is inimical to the Biblical morality of sin and salvation. Christian subculture itself, established to enable Christians to obey God in the world and provide a refuge from secularization, will be attacked as contrary to the public good.