Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss the U.N. Security Council resolution against Israel with William Jacobson and Thomas Chalmers with Michael Ives.
The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation launched a campaign calling for an end of the fight against climate change for the sake of the poor.
We must re-think our hysteria-driven approach to energy. Fossil fuels are not evil, they have given us health and wealth, global warming extremism is.
Rick Santorum, you would think went off script a little bit tonight in his speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. His focus was not on job creation, though he did bring a message of prosperity to those watching. He said there are three rungs to success – a strong family, a […]
Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847) was an early voice opposing the compulsory, state-managed poor relief, what would later evolve into the present monster of the welfare state. He argued that a compulsory, bureaucratized system tended to stop up four natural fountains of charity within society, fountains that had long adequately refreshed the poor in rural Scottish society […]
As much as some would like to divorce social issues from our national conversation – moral issues impact economic ones. In the Bloomberg-Washington Post debate in Hanover, NH the candidates were asked who to address the disparity that now exists with a growing number of Americans who are below the poverty line. How would they […]
When reading Psalm 112 this morning for my devotions I thought of Dave’s post yesterday. Praise the LORD! Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments!His offspring will be mighty in the land; the generation of the upright will be blessed.Wealth and riches are in his house, and his […]
As I promised last week no political links in this week’s Twenty Items of Interest. 1. Sharon Lindbloom sparked a discussion on The Book of Mormon – Is it true or false? 2. Dr. Michael Horton, professor of apologetics at Westminster Seminary California on Christless Christianity: HT: The A-Team Blog 3. Russell D. Moore of […]
Today is Blog Action Day and this year the topic is poverty. If you have a blog I want to encourage you to get involved. Scripture is loaded with admonitions to help those who are in need. James is particularly pointed: What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does […]
1. Chris at Homeward Bound makes a great case for how faithful followers of Jesus can be in favor of capital punishment. Something that “progressive” evangelicals and other liberals say isn’t possible. If we want to be faithful followers of Jesus, we have to let our faith inform every aspect of our lives – not […]
1. C. Michael Patton answers the question – What is Orthodoxy?. He outlines what is considered to be Historical Christian Orthodoxy, Historic Protestant/Evangelicalism Orthodoxy, Roman Catholic Orthodoxy, and Eastern Orthodoxy. This is an interesting post and it will help clarify for some of my readers when I mention historic Christian orthodoxy what that means. Usually […]