In an article written for the American Bar Association Journal entitled, “Old-fashioned textualism is all about interpretation, not legislating from the bench,” Bryan Garner, legal expert, author, and close colleague of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia posits some intriguing ideas about the importance of textualism and how it differs
Perhaps this tirade would have been less startling if it had come from a non-Christian, but I was shocked to come across the following words on the blog of Indiana mega-pastor Tim Stevens.
“I’ve recently noticed that I’m becoming more annoyed by the word “saved” than ever before. Not in the
In their book entitled, The Coddling of the American Mind: How good intentions and bad ideas are setting up a generation for failure, Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt make the case that by easing up on parenting and by changing the education that our children receive we are weakening our
Growing up in Africa seemed like paradise to me with tropical weather, a huge aviary cage full of exotic birds and parrots including an African Grey parrot that talked and mimicked the voices of our family, a menagerie of animals that lived in our yard including a monkey and a
Vice President of the United States Mike Pence gave the commencement address in May of 2018 at Hillsdale College. Like many of such speeches his words were filled with optimism about the graduates and their futures. But, unlike most commencement speakers who address college students in this modern era, Pence
Recently, someone impersonated our pastor and sent scam e-mails, mostly to our staff members. The initial e-mail seemed harmless: “Are you available to help me?” A few people responded and the scammers used our pastor’s name and sent a request: “I am out of town and need a favor. My
Truth . . . Marching On?
The fight for the hearts and minds of this generation is a battle the enemy has been successful at framing. The battle lines are blurred and the fight more subtle than just getting a once Christian nation to reject God. Satan knows that if he
Kimberley Strassel’s new book, The Intimidation Game, documents how our First Amendment right of free speech is being infringed upon. The Wall Street Journal columnist and author states that while liberals claim to be open-minded and tolerant of free speech, we are learning that this is simply not the case.
Bro. Lloyd Shirley has been involved with Compassion Services International in administration and a leadership role for at least 18 years. For the last 10 years, he has served as a CSI board of trustee member. Prior to that, he advised and led through his role on the Foreign Missions
We all know that hardships and trials are a part of our Christian walk. We realize that God has things under control, but waiting on His timing, His deliverance can be a challenge. Often during these times of waiting, deceitfully the enemy will try to make us feel as if
In 1984, the famine in Ethiopia reached a terrible climax with hundreds of thousands of lives claimed by starvation and malnutrition related-illnesses. As the missions reach of the United Pentecostal Church International spread farther around the world, so did their exposure to the suffering and needs of people. What had
Julian Assange, the Australian computer programmer of WikiLeaks notoriety, gave an interview to the World Ethical Data Forum where he gives chilling details of the world’s future as it relates to personal privacy. His consensus is that global surveillance of individuals is inevitable and completely “unavoidable” (www.rt.com).
The rapid technologization of