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Franklin Graham on who to vote for

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Gotcha. Of course the leader of Samaritan’s Purse, among the largest worldwide Christian charities, who is also the son of Billy Graham, the world’s foremost Christian Evangelist, didn’t name names. But I [...]

Should Christians engage in politics

By |April 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight. [...]

Slavery, racism, and abortion: Fruits of evil

By |March 6th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Pro life|Tags: , , , , , |

(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 [...]

Jesus was a rabble-rouser, so why are today’s preachers silent?

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Whether it’s Christian bakers, florists, photographers and even pastors being fined thousands of dollars or shut down because their Biblical beliefs don’t embrace gay weddings; Christian military chaplains reprimanded, demoted [...]

Christmas Message to Unbelievers: Just Take the Bet!

By |December 29th, 2015|Categories: Religion|Tags: , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Once upon a time in a galaxy right here and now the Creator God who made it all decided that although his man children had become nasty pieces of work [...]

NY Daily News Headline: God Isn’t a Fixer, But Man Is

By |December 10th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) In just five laughably arrogant and masterfully idiotic words: “God Is Not Fixing This,” a newspaper crystalizes the great divide that separates Americans even more than does political party: the deep [...]

A Christian vision of civilization

By |November 22nd, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By John Morgan, '76 Contributor) The vision of Christianity is salvation and civilization. Salvation is for the individual soul to find rest in God and life in him for eternity. Civilization is for societies to find peace [...]

Much atheistic ado about nothing

By |October 10th, 2015|Categories: Ideas, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Jay Ambrose, '76 Contributor) There’s a New Yorker article that has a provocative title — “All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists” — but reading the piece makes you think something else, namely that all [...]

The Gospel according to Obama

By |August 5th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , |

(By John Morgan, '76 Contributor) Mr. Obama has the greatest amount of socially intelligent guile that has operated on the world scene since Adolf Hitler. How in the world did Hitler fool a nation of [...]

Religious origins of the gay rights movement

By |July 26th, 2015|Categories: Politics, Religion|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Phil Mitchell, CCU Faculty) Many of my conservative friends are wondering how the gay rights movement won the court battles—and probably the battle for public opinion—all so quickly.  To understand this one must examine [...]