Is This a Hearing or Heeding Problem?

Is This a Hearing or Heeding Problem?

It is confounding that so many who have heard the gospel – week after week and year after year, and even affirmed it as ultimate truth – have easily succumbed to a soulless, secular authoritarian who put a Tic-Tac in his mouth, told them they were beautiful and made...
Reconsidering Affirmations of Faith

Reconsidering Affirmations of Faith

Affirming what one believes has a long history in religious traditions. Confessions and creeds have often been used to confirm orthodoxy and express communal faith. For some, these kinds of shared affirmations come easily. Others find the embrace of a repeat-after-me...
Why Does ‘Pro-Life’ Work So Well Politically?

Why Does ‘Pro-Life’ Work So Well Politically?

In an earlier column, I wrote that emotions override thoughtful considerations for many professing Christians concerning the issue of abortion. And some responses proved my point. However, I want to look more closely at why this one issue, which became a successful...