The Question of Morality Without God

This inquiry begins with a question: Does natural law bear moral authority? Is it possible to find in the nature of things created any sort of moral imperative that would bring about human flourishing? The answer seems both simple and complicated. This post is will...

Who Speaks for Ferguson?

So many voices, so little unity.  So here I am, another old (well, older anyway) white guy talking about things in the black community.  Still, I think there are higher goals to consider. It of course did not take long until Al Sharpton arrived in Ferguson.  One can...

The Endless Culture War

Mention the term “culture war” and listen for the names that come up. James Dobson. Francis Schaeffer. Jerry Falwell. The “religious right.” All of these names are part of the culture war. We all would like a more stable, civil society. While it is not necessary,...

Margaret Sanger: When Empiricists Demand Evidence

Don’t let the title confuse you.  I am not saying that Sanger was an apologist for the Christian faith.  Far from it.  But what she and so many others have done is provide an outlet for what I believe is functional evidence for the truth of Christian theology. ...