"I want to stand with thousands of others and imagine a nation where abortion is as foreign a concept as chattel slavery. A scar in the history of our nation, no doubt, but one we will one day be healing from and no longer afflicted by."
"Having sensed that language needs to change, other evangelicals have offered a variety of excellent alternatives in the life arena, including “comprehensibly pro-life,” “pro-abundant-life,” “holistically pro-life” and “consistently pro-life.”
"Wilberforce and some of his allies in Parliament focused their efforts not on ending slavery per se, but on ending the slave trade. They received hundreds of parliamentary petitions against the slave trade in 1788 and the years following."
"Paul actually gives some of the most powerful theology condemning the first century's system of slavery. Even if there first appears to be no hope or prayer that Philemon is a book that would bring a wicked system like slavery to its knees, it is. How, you ask?"
"It is not that she expressed solidarity with Muslims. And contrary to the repeated tune of Graham’s article, it was not about Hawkins being African-American. The cause of her firing comes down to her epistemology. "
“There is simply no neutrality between the Christian worldview and that of the nonbeliever. The only common ground—or more properly stated, point of contact—between two people holding to such opposing worldviews is that both people are made in the image of God, and both are fallen and sinful.”
“When I first wrestled with the verse, it was while I was a combat marksmanship coach in the Marines. One period of instruction, appropriately called ‘Combat Mindset,’ makes a stark contrast between two sets of attitudes that will make the difference between life and death. Between two ideas the lines are drawn: survive or prevail.”
“When Woodrow Wilson proposed his Fourteen Points in 1918, he could not have known the impact that the main ideas of peace, democracy and free markets would have on the world. Although these ideas are offered in a secular context, they are the best-known mediums for which the gospel can be heard today.”