When we dismiss pluralism as nothing more than moral relativism, we make a huge mistake. Failing to understand what it is – a forum for debate, influence and decision making – we forgo its ability to influence and lose opportunities for witness....More»
Yale University is considering including coverage for sex change surgeries in their insurance policies for students. The prestigious and once Christian university extended “gender reassignment surgery" to school faculty in 2011, but they are now considering adding students, student publication, Yale Daily News, reports.
JC Penny and Sears have pulled their ads from the web version of the NBC broadcast of Saturday Night Live's 'Djesus Uncrossed' skit. In response to the American Family Association, a pro-family Christian organization, the large retailers have agreed to stop funding the "anti-Christian" content.
Mitt Romney appeared in his first interview since losing in the presidential campiagn of 2012 with host Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. Romney revealed the 'hardest thing about losing' to Obama and what is most flawed in the current administration.
An official at a Florida academic institution garnering controversy over shutting down a Bible study at a residential hall's commons area has stated that the issue is not about religious freedom....More»
Top leaders from Google, Twitter, and Facebook made it clear that it's best that traditional media embrace the three Internet tech giants, they said while speaking at the annual National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville on Monday....More»
In Scripture there are many different names used to describe God. While all the names of God are important for a variety of reasons, the name “Abba Father” is one of the most significant names in terms of understanding how he relates to his people. The Aramaic word Abba would most closely be translated as “Daddy.” It was a common term that young children would use to address their fathers. It signifies the close, intimate relationship of a father to his child, as well as the childlike trust a young child puts in his daddy....More»
Every organization requires rules in support of order, discipline, and efficiency—and the church is no different. We, too, have rules that aid in the organization and operation of the church. (There is always some measure of institutionalization required in the church.) In addition, we have established other rules that aid in the understanding and practice of the faith such as creeds, confessions, statements of faith, doctrinal statements, and so on. These are helpful guides to what we believe. What they don’t say is what we don’t believe. These conclusions we may draw by implication. ...More»