Category Archives: Church and State

Learning from the Reformation 500 years later

A bold act that would radically change the world and give birth to some of the most basic ideals of the Western world – commitments to the liberty and equality of each person. Continue reading

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A deeper look at the human need for change

Politics, culture and the role of law are agents of change that seem essential to our existence. These means offer limited solutions to some of our problems and offer the potential to promote human flourishing. But we have a deeper need that cannot be addressed through these agents of change.
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How should we respond?

Political action is necessary but…. Continue reading

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Four reactions to culture

Wisdom calls us to engage in truth-based dialogue and persuasion in settings like family, work, community and government… Continue reading

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How you feeling about politics?

The political debates between republicans have been an embarrassment. They are a big turn-off to the political process. Continue reading

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No public safe zone for disagreeing with gay lifestyle

Is it even possible anymore to believe that marriage is meant for male and female without being accused of hate or bigotry? We can trash Tim Tebow for his faith all day long without consequence, but we dare not say anything about Michael Sam’s preference for sex with men. Those who openly flaunt their homosexuality must not be challenged in any way. Continue reading

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Supreme court case

Imagine that Obamacare mandated provision of health insurance for the abortion procedure itself. Would you feel that companies like Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties had a right to refuse to support it? Sound like a stretch? Continue reading

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