Marriage Penalty in the Health Care Plan

I saw this today in the WSJournal … (HT: RM) … anyone studied this? By MARTIN VAUGHAN WASHINGTON — Some married couples would pay thousands of dollars more for the same health insurance coverage as unmarried people living together, under the health insurance overhaul plan pending in Congress. The built-in “marriage penalty” in both House and Senate [Read More...]

Our Sponsorships are Growing

We are privileged people. Many children in the world are not, like this little orphaned child in Swaziland. Would you think of sponsoring this little child? At the Jesus Creed blog, we are asking you to consider joining Kris and me in supporting a CarePoint in Swaziland that could make a life-saving and spiritual difference in [Read More...]

Law at the Jesus Creed: David Opderbeck

Today I received a broadcast email from the Family Research Council, a prominent conservative Christian group, urging me to “Stop Obama’s Crossdresser Protection Bill.”  The email referred to the “Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (ENDA), which would prohibit employment discrimination against homosexual and “transgendered” people.  According to the email, “[a]ll American employers including Christian owned business and potentially Christian [Read More...]

On the Public Reading of Scripture

I don’t know if seminaries teach seminarians how to read the Bible publicly. I don’t recall one student in my dozen or so years teaching seminary students ever mentioning public reading of Scripture as a discipline or as an important subject. I don’t even recall it being discussed. What is your experience with the public [Read More...]


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