August 28th, 2017

Let’s say you are opposed to same-sex marriage, and are trying to prevent it from becoming law. You want to bring people over to your point of view, but polite tactics aren’t working. How far is it OK to go? … Continue reading

A map showing the cross paths of eclipses
August 21st, 2017

For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse has just passed over the United States. This got us wondering: what is the significance of the eclipse? There are those who see the eclipse as strictly a scientific … Continue reading

A megachurch service
July 31st, 2017

Pop icon Justin Bieber disappointed many fans when he canceled the remainder of his world tour recently. His reasons for doing so remain unclear, but rumors are swirling that Bieber has had a “spiritual awakening” of sorts and that he’s … Continue reading

Ken Ham is the creator of Ark Encounter
June 2nd, 2017

Noah’s Ark has been rebuilt. It stands, of all places, in the rolling green hills of Kentucky. From an outsider’s perspective, it seems a strange idea to construct a gigantic sea vessel in the middle of America’s land-locked heartland. But … Continue reading

May 31st, 2017

Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying meant playing the waiting game, slowly watching quality of life slip away and agony mount. Death would come, but it wouldn’t be quick or painless by any means. So he chose assisted suicide. Where do you stand on the issue? Continue reading

San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor
May 10th, 2017

A Texas mayor caused quite a stir when she made comments implying that Godlessness caused poverty. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor was fielding questions at a public forum prior to the city’s recent mayoral election when she was asked: “What … Continue reading

A church is seeking to create its own police force.
April 14th, 2017

In an unprecedented move, the Alabama state Senate has approved a bill that would allow a Birmingham megachurch to create its own police force. These “church cops” would have the same authority and power as regular police officers, and would be permitted to carry guns. Continue reading

A lesbian couple chosen to be co-pastors at Calvary Baptist Church in Washington D.C.
April 13th, 2017

A historic Washington D.C. church has taken a gigantic step by appointing its first lesbian couple to partner-lead the congregation. Although many denominations are trending toward more tolerant beliefs, there has been no shortage of criticism for the decision to put a same-sex couple on the pulpit. Continue reading

A Bible with a stethoscope
April 7th, 2017

Healthcare is a deeply political issue which forces splits along ideological lines. What is often drowned out beneath all the noise and finger pointing, however, are the basic moral and philosophical questions that guide our thinking. The gospel says “love thy neighbor”, but how far should that generosity extend? Continue reading

Protest against Christian genocide in Egypt
March 22nd, 2017

A disturbing trend of violence against Christians in Egypt has some people worried about a revival of widespread hostility along religious lines. Why are Christians being targeted? Continue reading