‘I Am Doing God’s Work’

How Abortion Normalizes Unjust Killing

Abortion advocates insist that we make peace with abortion. In her book Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, feminist Katha Pollitt says we should stop apologizing for the practice. She asks, “Why can’t a woman just say, This wasn’t the right time for me?” (10). Only those with a deep contempt for the female sex question her... Continue Reading

What Lenin Said About Christians and Socialism

“Religion is opium for the people,” wrote Lenin in December 1905, echoing his hero, Karl Marx. “Religion is a sort of spiritual booze.”

Lenin continued, stating that in order “to combat the religious fog… we founded our association, the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party, precisely for such a struggle against every religious bamboozling of the workers.” Lenin wanted a political system “cleansed of medieval mildew.” He wanted to halt “the religious humbugging of mankind.”   Editor’s note: This article... Continue Reading

What is Science?

Over the course of time, as scientists change their view of what they find interesting and plausible, the definition of science will change and evolve along with their interests.

There has to be some other criteria for science. If the definition of science is prescriptive, who gets to decide what counts as science? Scientists? Philosophers? God? Moreover, is science a field of study (“the natural world”)? Or is it a method of study (“the scientific method”)? Our apparently simple question has a complex set of answers.  ... Continue Reading

Dangerous Descent

How Darwinian thought seeped into every cultural crevice, and what we can do to counter it today.

Darwin’s theory wasn’t just about change over time—it was that we’re part of an accidental process. So Darwin has been the greatest gift to people who would like to deny that God exists. But it’s gone way beyond that: We’ve seen Darwinism used to devalue human life, because Darwin thought humans are basically animals.  ... Continue Reading

Christian Doctor Fired For Refusing To Use Preferred Gender Pronouns Loses Legal Battle

UK doctor David Mackereth says he was terminated for his refusal to use transgender patients’ preferred pronouns, a decision that has now been upheld by a tribunal.

Tribunal: “Belief in Genesis 1:27, lack of belief in transgenderism and conscientious objection to transgenderism in our judgment are incompatible with human dignity and conflict with the fundamental rights of others, specifically here, transgender individuals.”   UK doctor David Mackereth says he was terminated for his refusal to use transgender patients’ preferred pronouns, a decision... Continue Reading

Black and White Christians: A Higher Calling To Truth About Our Multiracial History of Slavery

Slavery’s oppressors were multiracial.

America’s slavery is always painted with a broad-brush stroke involving blacks and whites only, that is, blacks as slaves and whites as slave owners.  Such an ugly perception invokes emotions not favorable to amicable relationships between races.  The concept of oppressed (black) and oppressor (white) is often cited beginning with slavery.  That concept or perception... Continue Reading

Flower Power?

"What do you confess to the plants in your life?”

Liberal theology may well be rooted in highly sophisticated theories and articulated by extremely intelligent people, but it tends to result in liturgical practices that are at best banal and at worst childish. Talking to plants is a fine candidate for the latter category. Better the robust atheism of a Bertrand Russell or a Christopher... Continue Reading

‘I Basically Just Made It Up’: Confessions of a Social Constructionist

The problem is: I was wrong. Or, to be a bit more accurate, I got things partly right.

Now my big idea is everywhere. It shows up especially in the talking points about trans rights, and policy regarding trans athletes in sports. It is being written into laws that essentially threaten repercussions for anyone who suggests that sex might be a biological reality. Such a statement, for many activists, is tantamount to hate speech. If you take... Continue Reading

Worldview Without God

Reason alone would become the basis for truth and morality.

Descartes’s most famous maxim, Cogito, ergo sum, “I think, therefore I am,” centered the foundation for knowledge in self rather than in divine revelation, beginning a shift in what constitutes the final authority for understanding the world from faith in God’s divine revelation to human reason. Whereas Augustine had said, Credo, ut intelligas, “Believe, so... Continue Reading

Marianne Williamson And Pete Buttigieg Are The New Proselytizers Of Politicized Religion

By sowing contempt for cherished traditions and replacing them with nihilism and a theology of self-will, Pike’s legacy includes the growing spiritual vacuum in today’s America.

Pike is best known for the divisions he sowed into the Episcopal Church by injecting heresy. He seemed to invest his entire clerical career into remaking that church (and other churches) in his own image. His fiery sermons in the 1950s and ’60s increasingly accused the church of hypocrisy and attacked her central doctrines, including... Continue Reading