5 Thoughts on the Cal State System Derecognizing InterVarsity

Just saw this from the Mission News Network: College campuses continue to derecognize any religious organizations requiring leaders to hold a set of beliefs. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship has been derecognized by all California State University schools. That means 23 chapters of InterVarsity essentially have been kicked off of campus. Read the whole thing. (HT: Phillip Bethancourt) Here’s what [Read More...]

On Gordon College and the Charge of Sexual “Discrimination”

I just wrote a piece for First Things in which I decry the charge of “discrimination” that Gordon College and its president, D. Michael Lindsay, face for seeking to adhere to biblical sexual ethics. This used to be called “religious practice” and is now called “discrimination.” The essay is called “Religion in a Heart-Shaped Box” and it [Read More...]

Video of My Appearance on FOX News’s “Huckabee”

This segment of the FOX News show Huckabee aired on July 4-5, 2014. I was thankful to have a chance to discuss sexual ethics, religious liberty, and the controversy at Bowdoin College, my alma mater. Governor Huckabee cares deeply about religious liberty issues, and so Bowdoin effectively kicking the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship group off campus was [Read More...]

Pray for Hobby Lobby (and Shop There!)

Today is a momentous day. The Supreme Court will decide whether Hobby Lobby, a business run by a strong Christian family, has to provide health care that covers abortifacient drugs. No matter what happens in this case, here are several things to keep in mind. 1. God is sovereign over all things. 2. Even if [Read More...]

Bowdoin College: Religious Freedom Is “Alive and Thriving”

Two days ago, I noted on this blog a front-page story in the New York Times on the decision of Bowdoin College administrators to effectively displace Bowdoin Christian Fellowship from its status as a college-recognized student organization. I just read a statement the college released about the Times article that advances the viewpoint I just sketched out: Religious [Read More...]

Mohler/Douthat/Prager on Religious Liberty

If you’re in Louisville on January 28th, 2014, you will not want to miss the following event with Al Mohler, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, and Dennis Prager. Here’s the info: LOUISVILLE, Ky. (SBTS) – Three nationally renowned commentators will participate in a “Faith and Freedom in the Public Square” discussion to be held Jan. 28 on the [Read More...]


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