In his letter to the Philippians, Paul prayed that the Philippians' love would abound "with knowledge and all discernment" (Phil 1:9) so that they would be able to "approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ, to … Continue reading Does Fair Trade Coffee Really Help the Poor?
The beauty of the Genesis narrative is found in the harmony of two notable features: its simplicity and its explanatory power. With straightforward prose through the pen of Moses, God reveals the origin of man and woman, providing us insight into one of the most glorious realities in the universe. Genesis 1:27 gives us a … Continue reading Contemporary Gender Confusion and Clarity of the Nashville Statement
Below is a list of books that deal with the issue of homosexuality from a Christian perspective. There are many other resources available, but these are the ones I have read and on which I can offer my thoughts. What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality? | Kevin DeYoung –In part 1 of this accessible and … Continue reading Books on Homosexuality from a Christian Perspective
Government officials in Ohio are raising an alarm for a new epidemic: heroin use is ravaging the state. In 2015, the state recorded 65 deaths due to overdose. In 2016, that same number was tallied within the first half of the year. If epidemics are defined by their breadth and a government’s present inability to … Continue reading Pornography’s War on You and Your Neighbor
A few days ago the California State Senate passed SB 1146. The bill, presented by Senator Ricardo Lara and co-authored by Senator Mark Leno, seeks to amend the current state discrimination protection laws by removing the exemption for religious post-secondary schools. The bill is now set to be heard by the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Thursday, June 30. … Continue reading Religious Liberty in Jeopardy for Christian Colleges in California