Month: January 2016

Being Good “For Nothing” — Does That Make Atheist Ethics Better Than Christian?

Get the picture? Here’s the challenge: Atheistic morality is allegedly better than Christianity because Christians are looking for a reward for our goodness, while atheists are good “for nothing.” (Again, I am not saying “good for nothing.”) There are three parts to that statement: Christian goodness is motivated by a hoped-for reward. Atheists’ goodness is goodness for …

A Very Strange and Sad Day for Life and Religion in Law …

It’s a strange and sad day for life and religion in U.S. law. These posts from The Stream tell it all: Grand Jury Ignores Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Babies, Indicts Man Behind Sting Videos Instead On which also: Petition Defending Pro-Life Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Goes Viral Planned Parenthood Indictments: Rubio ‘Disturbed,’ Huckabee Calls …

When “Tolerance” Is Disrespect: Islam and Unexplored Assurances of a “Religion of Peace”

It must be frustrating to be a Muslim in America. I’m not talking about the obvious frustrations: being in the minority, being members of a faith tradition that’s associated with terrorism, or even being generally misunderstood. I’m talking about the frustration of being analyzed and interpreted by people who won’t take the time to understand. …

The Stream: Why?

I’ve recently joined The Stream as Senior Editor and Ministry Coordinator with special focus on apologetics and inspiration. Why The Stream? James Robison, who founded it along with Jay Richards, says here, “There’s something lacking in our nation, and it’s understanding. It’s wisdom…. It comes from our Creator, nature’s God, divine Providence. … It’s freedom’s …