The Supreme Court’s Narrow Ruling Upholding Religious Liberty

Shane Vander Hart: The Supreme Court provided a narrow victory for Catholic Social Services, but it didn’t solve the problems created by its 1990 Smith decision.

Pitfalls of the Church’s Involvement in Politics

Shane Vander Hart: The late Chuck Colson offers three pitfalls in the political realm for the Church and individual believers if they are not wary.

The Invitation of Christ

John Owen imagines Christ’s invitation for us: “Come I entreat you; lay aside all procrastinations, all delays; put me off no more; eternity lies at the door.”

Christ’s Domain

“There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry, ‘Mine!'” – Abraham Kuyper

Have You Murdered Anyone Lately?

Shane Vander Hart: Far too many Christians while not physically murdering their brothers and sisters are guilty of doing so in their hearts and minds.

The Southern Baptist Convention Is At A Crossroads

Shane Vander Hart: Southern Baptists need to cooperatively, concisely affirm what is vital for churches to remain in cooperation with one another.

You’ve Been Warned

Shane Vander Hart: Biblical narratives serve as a warning, but also an encouragement as we are reminded of God’s faithfulness for those who follow Him.

Prepare to See and to Serve

Jesus in Matthew 6:19-34 calls his followers to an unswerving loyalty to those values, trusting God in a wholehearted way that is free from compromise.

Lacking Reason

Shane Vander Hart: Michael Green attributed the early church’s growth partly to the church’s ability to engage in persuasive apologetics and outthink her critics.

Five Shifts That Have Changed Our Thinking

Shane Vander Hart: J.P. Moreland in his book Kingdom Triangle explains five shifts in the way our culture thinks that as Christians we need to understand.

Calculating Without God?

Shane Vander Hart: Calculating without God, according to Oswald Chambers, is the exact reason why we have anxiety, why we lack peace.

Could the Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade In Its Next Term?

Shane Vander Hart: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization represents the best opportunity pro-lifers have had to overturn Roe v. Wade since Casey.

The Heart of Man Is Restless

Shane Vander Hart: God made us to long for His rest. So often we try to find rest in other things, but often avoid the very One who can give us rest.

Continued Repentance

Shane Vander Hart: Reading the Puritan prayer, “Continued Repentance” from The Valley of Vision I am reminded again of how wonderful God’s grace is.

A Silver Lining With the Facebook Oversight Board Ruling?

Shane Vander Hart: Facebook could make some meaningful changes, increase transparency, clarify its standards, and apply those standards consistently. But will they?

Gov. Reynolds Helping Charities Should Be Praised Not Scorned

Shane Vander Hart: Gov. Reynolds should be applauded for finding creative ways to use her time to benefit others outside the scope of her duties as governor.