The Christian conservative group One Million Moms is urging parents to protest a one-minute ad released by the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, which says the sex of a child is “randomly assigned at birth.”
Many Americans are expressing their disappointment and anger at athletic shoemaker Converse, which has launched a new line of sneakers in collaboration with fashion designer Rick Owens featuring a satanic pentagram which is the logo of his brand DRKSHDW.
Three events that happened this week in Church history include the arrival of a British medical missionary to Canada, the baptism of a prominent Tongan chief, and the death of a Medieval monastic reformer.
Every form of government has its values, whether an authoritarian regime or a democratically elected government. However, at the end of the day, the people the government is supposed to serve want basic protection, support, and services from the seat of power.
The deepest conflicts in this moment aren’t moral ones. It’s not a disagreement about what’s right and what’s wrong, even though certainly our views on that as a culture have dramatically changed. The deeper confusion is about who we actually are.
Many contemporary Christians claim modern nations are nearly inconsequential to God. Not so to Wesley. Many contemporary Christians like to assume they are innocent victims amid hostile culture and unjust rulers. But Wesley insisted all contribute to national sin, and rulers in both their virtues and vices reflect the people.