Thoughts On Debate #1

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

Wake Up From Slumber: Civic Hy

“Elections belong to the people. It is their decision. If they decide to turn their…

Voting Within The Gray

When it comes to politics, I’m about as cynical as you can get. My thoughts…

Revisiting Abortion

The advocates of abortion have got me thinking again. The other day, a story on…

Gay Marriage And Christians

I’m a follower of Christ. I believe in the authority of Scripture. I also support…

Priest Or Samaritan?

It seems impossible in today’s society to experience a twenty-four hour stretch without encountering some…

No One Asked

Every talk show and news clip I have seen has been filled with “experts” and…

Losing Races: A Dream Deferred

trong> “What happens to a dream deferred? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load.…

Politically Challenged?

Politics.The word alone yields so many reactions. Some people become impassioned by issues such as…

Understanding The Presidential Primary

The Democratic presidential primaries are in full swing now, and the news media treats each…

All About Birth Control

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

Cameron’s Tweets

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Debate, Not Discord

It would be stating the obvious to say the Internet has forever changed the way…

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…

The United Nations: The Great Peacemaker?

With the recent conflict in Iraq and the rebuilding process currently underway, many of us…

D.c. Remarks: Protecting Innocent Life

“Did not he who made me in the womb make him? And did not one…

A Plea To Unplanned, Pregnant Mothers

[Dear readers, Although this piece deals with an issue that is, without a doubt, very…

Volatile Politics: A Tale Of Two Michaels

STUPID WHITE MEN MICHAEL MOORE (REGAN BOOKS) THE SAVAGE NATION MICHAEL SAVAGE (THOMAS NELSON) Where…

D.c. Remarks: Judge Making 101

"Four things belong to a judge: to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly…

Throwing Stones

Three weeks ago, I went into Washington, D.C., with some friends to watch oral arguments…

I Choose Life Over Convenience

[The Back Drop] Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1998. I was a sophomore in college with a…

Doing My Part

During World War II, there was a massive campaign by the government to encourage people…

The New Wave Of War Protesters

In the past couple weeks, the mainstream media has documented what has been called a…

How A Visit To Iraq Can Change

When asked, “Who is my neighbor?” in Luke 10, Jesus responded by making it clear…

The Path To War

I have known no war. That is to say that war has had no direct…

My Fear Of Supporting War

I purchased a book entitled NEWYORKSEPTEMBERELEVENTWOTHOUSANDONE. It is a scrapbook collection of writing, photographs and…

Responses To War

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

When Artists Say, ‘Give Peace A Chance’

What I hear from artists shapes my perspective on war and peace. I listen to…

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…

Review: To America

To America: Reflections of an Historian, By Stephen Ambrose (Simon & Schuster) [By Ed Chinn]…

Arguing To Change The World

For the first 16 years of my life, my parents worked in Germany. On the…

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…

African Aids Crisis

There’s been plenty of talk, pages of ugly statistics and volumes of gut-wrenching stories about…

Why We Are Raising Our Kids In The City

I heard my friends Katie and Dave come in from their night out. We share…

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 Odds Against Inner-city Kids

The first thing I remember doing with Raymond is wrestling him on the floor during…