Every Abortion Clinic is an Atrocity

Zion Presbyterian Church in 1936

A few years ago, my wife reviewed and updated our church’s official history — a book-length tome that details and summarizes the highs and lows of a 207-year-old congregation. [Read more...]

The Essentiality of Religious Argument in the Public Square

I just finished my second reading (the first was many years ago) of James McPherson’s outstanding single-volume history of the Civil War, Battle Cry of Freedom.  The first time I read the book I was primarily interested in his take on the military history of the war.  Was it a close-run conflict?  Was the outcome inevitable?  This time, however, I was less interested in the now-familiar contours of the Wilderness campaign than I was in the social history — how the union came to split apart, how the war aims changed from reunion to emancipation, and how the nation tolerated casualties at a rate unmatched before or since. [Read more...]

Five Reasons Why Mitt Romney May Out-Perform Even George Bush With Evangelicals

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Daniel Henninger has a smart (and hopefully prescient) piece on Mitt Romney’s strength with evangelicals.  While no one can predict Tuesday’s outcome with any certainty (Get to the polls, people!  Get to the polls!), I feel confident that Mitt will do very, very well with evangelicals — outperforming John McCain and even perhaps outperforming evangelical George W. Bush, in spite of the alleged increase in “post-partisan” evangelical sentiment.  I can think of five reasons why. [Read more...]

‘Why Every American Christian Should Vote for Mitt Romney’

The Christian Post asked me to distill the case for Mitt Romney down to 400 words.  Considering that I’ve probably written (conservatively) more than 400,000 on the topic, it was a challenge.  But here it is — the 400 word Christian case for Mitt Romney.  Share with all your wavering friends: [Read more...]

Are You Paying Attention, ‘Post-Partisan Christians’? Barack Obama is Circling the Wagons Around Abortion

As Mitt Romney surges in the polls, Barack Obama and his running mate are now launching a renewed bid by women voters, this time targeting abortion both explicitly and implicitly.   [Read more...]


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