September 17, 2020
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Papier-mâché Christianity

Chances are you’ve heard of the famous Passion Play of Oberammergau in Germany. Back in 1633, one hundred villagers died in an epidemic of the bubonic plague, and the people vowed that if God would spare the rest of them, they would reenact the...

Reclaiming Christian Human Rights

The left has effectively seized upon the language of human rights to make fundamental cultural and social changes in the United States. In doing so, the left is winning the war of words in the general public, especially among the youth, and moving...

Trump’s Christianity and America’s

Donald Trump says he is a Christian—more specifically, a Presbyterian. Should we believe him? Our first answer may be, “We can’t read his mind and heart, so charity demands we take him at his word.” But a more thoughtful response would be, “It...

Being a Christian

Once there was a man—we’ll call him Ned—who was big, strong, very athletic and capable, and also very proud.  Ned was convinced that he was always right; he never made mistakes—or so he believed—and if anything ever went wrong, it was always someone...

The Problem With “Getting Your Props”

Are you concerned with getting your props? What? Getting your props is a slang expression that basically means getting the respect you deserve. For example, someone may say that Eli Manning has gotten his props ever since he won his second Superbowl...

Obama’s Conflicted Faith

Is Barack Obama a Christian? His answer has consistently been, “Yes,” yet his critics continue to doubt his veracity. I believe it is pointless to keep asking the same question again and again. Instead, we should ask the more meaningful question...

Sharia Law and Muslim Morality

To people raised in the Judeo-Christian tradition, the punishments called for in Sharia law are shocking. And even more shocking is the widespread approval of those punishments by Muslims around the world. The punishment for adultery is stoning...