The Merits (and Demerits) of the “Radical” Movement

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As noted below, an important and complex discussion has arisen around the “radical” movement.  My thanks to Barton Gingerich of the Institute on Religion and Democracy for his contribution to this conversation: * Remember Your Baptism: A Message for Radicals, Legalists, Wheat and Tares By Barton Gingerich American evangelicals are finally debating the merits of [Read More...]

The Best Reaction Ever

I write most often at this blog on the faith dimensions of social, cultural and political issues.  But every now and then I can’t resist sharing a little from my family life.  So from time to time I’ll write about Why We Have Children or Why We Marry. One of the weapons in my daddy [Read More...]

Now Save Gosnell

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The defenders of abortion “rights” are quick to decry comparisons between abortion and the Holocaust as irrational, morally monstrous and dangerous invitations to violence against abortion providers.  Yet Gosnell’s house of horrors has a distinctly Auschwitzian feel about it.  Baby’s feet collected in jars, dying babies flailing in toilets, playing with newborns before “snipping” their [Read More...]

When Charity Doesn’t Look Like Charity

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From my friend Josh Good at the Values and Capitalism project, here’s a great video showing how sustainable economic solutions can be built on free market principles: If you teach – at a university, at a school or at home – on values and economics, you might go to Values and Capitalism and learn more about their [Read More...]

Today We Are All Bostonians

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My wife and I lived for eight years in the Boston area, including four years in the heart of Cambridge and two years in Watertown.  The very same route from Cambridge to Watertown where the Marathon bombers led police on a deadly chase – we drove it multiple times every day.  The police and press [Read More...]


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