The Kim Davis Discussion Must Include JFK

The civil disobedience of Kim Davis is big news. What hasn’t been explored is how this situation parallels that of John F. Kennedy more than fifty years ago. [Read more…]

A Call for Civil Disobedience: Remove the “God”

It’s a rare good cause that encourages civil disobedience. If you object to “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, do something about it. [Read more…]

Something Better than “In God We Trust”

There is a nationwide movement to get “In God We Trust” displayed in public buildings. Here’s a better idea. [Read more…]

Church Civil Disobedience: Pulpit Freedom Sunday

Nonprofit status comes with strings attached, and one of those is that pastors must not advocate for one candidate over another. This quid pro quo seems oppressive to some, and they have organized civil disobedience against it. [Read more…]

Ten Commandments Have no Role in Public

Few Americans can list the Ten Commandments, but so what? What is their relevance in modern society? [Read more…]

Are Churches More Like Charities or Country Clubs?

We can tell charities from country clubs by their financial statements. Charities do good works with most of their income; country clubs don’t. Which one is more like a typical church? [Read more…]

Church Accountability

Senator Grassley was largely ignored by six ministries when he asked for information about their operations four years ago. What are they hiding? [Read more…]

What Do Churches Have to Hide?

U.S. nonprofits are required to disclose their financial information to the public. It’s a contract—the Internal Revenue Service gives them nonprofit status, and in return they prove that they’re spending that money wisely. This applies to all nonprofits except churches. Isn’t that odd? It’s almost like they have something to hide. [Read more…]

Greece v. Galloway: How This Will Play Out

The Supremes handed down a surprising decision that permits prayers city council meetings. I think we know how this will work in practice, and I think there’s cause for optimism. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: Ten Commandments and Ten Punishments

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack supports the Ten Commandments and the associated punishments. [Read more…]