Category Archives: Courts

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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Should we avoid political engagement?

Given the growing polarization and divisive tone of politics, I understand why Christians might want to distance themselves from the whole project. It seems that no matter how graciously we engage, we risk being misunderstood as taking sides with a “Radical Right” or a “Radical Left.” Continue reading

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Supreme Court Decisions

There was nothing too surprising about the decisions of the Supreme Court. In March 2013, when the Court began to hear cases regarding marriage, I suggested that they would either postpone or dismiss them. But the court, by a 5-4 majority, … Continue reading

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Overcrowded prisons in America

There is a growing unnoticed social crisis in our nation that must be understood and addressed. With more citizens (per capita) incarcerated than any other nation, overcrowded prisons in America have become a social crisis. The prisons and local jails … Continue reading

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The Privileges and Difficulties of Dual Citizenship

Click here to listen to my audio message on this subject.  I’ve always been hesitant about the way John MacArthur addresses themes related to social action and politics. An example regarding politics from John’s writing is found in the following quote: “The … Continue reading

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