Nation

Reflections on 9/11

Sarah Sweatt – Little Rock, AR I was in U.S. History class when the second…

The Least of These

Throughout college, the extent of my interaction with immigrants came from my job as a…

Black History Month

There are two questions that fellow teachers pose to me days after winter break. I…

Xmas in the Culture Industry

You’ve heard it before: Christmas is over-commercialized, secularized, hedonistic, etc … After all, for a…

Abortion Revisited

The issue of abortion used to be fairly simple: either you were for it or…

Remembering September 10th

September 11th, 2001, will always be remembered as a tragic day in history. The cold-heartedness…

Indicted by Katrina

I’m embarrassed right now. I’m convicted, but not “convicted” like I just heard a rousing…

War for Peace

“If an individual is willing to die, there was nothing that could be done to…

Michael, Martha and the Media

Over the last few months, the media has swarmed around two major stories. There have…

Obstructing Freedom By Misinterpretation

The notion of the “separation of church and state” has been bothering me lately. Where…

Rock The Vote … Or Whatever

The votes have been counted, the confetti has fallen and the American people have elected…

Rock Your Vote

I was reading the newest issue of Rolling Stone the other day, and it made…

Commentary On Cheney And Edwards

Once again, it’s time for a debate sound-off, RELEVANT style. Today we are discussing last…

Thoughts On Debate #1

On Friday morning we posted a link for Relevant reader’s to respond to the presidential…

All About Birth Control

For thousands of years, couples have practiced different kinds of birth control. Today, there are…

People Of Peace, Pt. 3

It would be nice to believe that every person with faith in Jesus is striving…

People Of Peace, Pt. 1 & 2

Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.” In…

Responses To War

The country solemnly celebrated Presidents’ Day yesterday as a nation on the brink of world…

Why It’s Okay To Be Christian And Democrat

I grew up hating democrats. There, I said it. Now it’s on the table. I…

Why Environmentalism Isn’t Just A Political Ideal

The “E” word: Environmentalism. Every time I heard the word, I was convinced it was…

Why We Don’t Rock The Vote

Check all those that apply: __ I’m registered, but rarely vote. __ I’m not familiar…

God Is Not Republican

About a year ago, I found myself involved in an email discussion with a writer…

Republican = Christian?

Representatives of the Christian faith in America are often prominent pastors, speakers, evangelists, television personalities,…

Mental Health: A Christian Perspective

Mental health is big business in America today. From the kid next door on Ritalin…

The Quest For Immortality

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in biological research in genetic engineering, including cloning…