One of the most significant and vital figures of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela became known not only as the father of his nation, but as the father of an entire people.
I’m not a sports fan, though if the NFL gave up the ghost tomorrow, I would feel sad for my son and other fans.
By now you may have heard that Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year is “selfie.” It’s good word for our day, as without a doubt, it has become a very “selfie” world.
Marijuana use is experiencing a new “high” in popularity, particularly among baby boomers, according to the recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday -- enough already! Christians are called to prepare for Christmas in an entirely different way.
The Obama administration has called this an "historic agreement." According to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, it is a "historic mistake." Which is right?
Conservatism is grounded in the beliefs that human personhood and its attendant rights come from God, and that we are both fraught with sin and imbued with the image and likeness of our Creator
All week we’re marking the 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis. I wonder what Screwtape would have to say about it.
What the persecuted church can teach the free church about power of association.
The entire gay rights movement begins with the assertion that sexual orientation and gender identity are just like race.
Following Roosevelt’s example, may we honor all our veterans, both presidents and lesser known soldiers and sailors, who have served our nation so valiantly and effectively.
Last year, an atheist group sponsored a billboard in New York City's Times Square proclaiming "Dump the Myth!" beneath a statue of Jesus on the cross. We will undoubtedly see more of the same again this holiday season.
Rather than seeing people as merely consumers and polluters, as modern environmentalism depicts them, Christianity sees them as the image of God and therefore capable of being producers and stewards, blessing each other through their labors.
The issue of Halloween presses itself annually upon the Christian conscience.
God does not exist in history. He is not merely a part of the grand drama of human time and action like the rest of us. He participates in and guides it, even as he initiated and will consummate it.
Davion Navar Henry Only was born while his mother was in prison. The 15-year-old has been in foster care his entire life. In June, he learned that his mother had a criminal background including drugs and theft, and that she had died just a few weeks earlier.
Black Friday came a little early this year in Louisiana, with shoppers emptying store shelves. But why it happened says a lot about who we are as humans.
"Shea should just have one of her seizures and die." Shea Shawhan, an 18-year-old high school student, recently received this anonymous text. She has the mental capacity of an 8-year-old, as the result of a brain injury she suffered at birth.
Until Americans force themselves to confront fiscal reality, we risk becoming the statistics that compose economic tragedy for ourselves and those we love.
The only Americans who should be shocked anymore by our cultural debasement are those who have not been paying attention to the country we have become. There is very little left that should shock or surprise anyone.