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Franklin Graham on who to vote for

(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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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