(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) Slavery in one form or another has existed throughout history. It is estimated that there are more than 27 million people in the world who are subject to some form
(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) A majority of blacks, along with almost half of all Democrats, now believe that Christians pose a bigger threat to America than Muslims. A new poll from Clout Research, commissioned by
(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) Unlike the usual top 10 list that makes you smile, here’s one to make you frown. Listening to the news, I noted these top 10 problems – each defined as
(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) The US Supreme Court decision on Obergefell v. Hodges is a clear indicator that our judicial system is badly broken, a clear reminder that the court opposes the Judeo-Christian foundations upon which the nation was founded, and a clear omen that more moral and legal confusion is on the way in America.
Absent changes to the Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association, PERA, or Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights, TABOR, Colorado’s public employee retiree population will be on a collision course with the Colorado taxpayer population in the
(Centennial Fellow) Murder charges should be filed against Dynel Lane, the 34 year-old Longmont woman accused of cutting the 7 month old fetus from an expectant mother’s womb. The victim, Michelle Wilkins, survived, but her baby daughter did not.
(Centennial Fellow) 2014 was the year of unravelling for President Obama as his party received a historic drubbing at the election polls, his administration was plagued with scandals and incompetence, and his international diffidence troubled allies and emboldened foes. 2015 will see a further progression of the Obama legacy: an increase in the $18 trillion debt that can’t be repaid, more division within the nation and between the governing parties, more brazen defiance regarding separation of powers, and a destabilized global political environment where US leadership is woefully lacking.
Christians must embrace and defend the exclusive claims made by Jesus of Nazareth despite growing opposition in America from secularists, pluralists, universalists, and other religious worldviews, such as Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism. There is growing cultural pressure in America from pluralists and universalists to assert that all go to heaven, all behaviors are acceptable, no one can judge, and social justice (equal outcomes for all) should be a societal goal. Excepting the reference to heaven, secularists are typically congruent with these goals. As the claims of Christ differ substantially from the pluralists, universalists, and secularists of our time, it is prudent to examine the dichotomy of preference and truth claims, the laws of logic, and what Jesus actually said in an effort to speak truth to the world, represent Him accurately, and honor Him faithfully in word and deed.