Did Jesus Endorse Situation Ethics?
Some claim that Matthew’s Gospel record (12:1-4) provides biblical precedent for the philosophy of situation ethics. They are wrong.
A Critical Look at Situation Ethics
How do you determine what is right and wrong?
The Tamar Case: A Precedent for Christians?
Are extraordinary methods for achieving pregnancy, e.g., artificial insemination by a third party donor, ethically permissible? Some contend that “how” a woman achieves pregnancy is not a material issue. The Old Testament case of Tamar is even employed as proof. What does the evidence really show?
Did Jesus Christ Endorse Dishonesty?
Did Christ endorse dishonesty? Some critics so claim. The truth is, it is their dishonesty with the biblical text that is more than obvious.
The Ethics of Human Cloning
How does one evaluate the ethics of the practice of human cloning?
Christian Ethics and Legal Maneuvering
Christians are not only responsible to the laws of God, they are accountable to the laws designed to protect society. A relationship with Christ does not exempt one from legal culpability.
Atheism: The “No-God” Religion
Atheists claim to the anti-religion, yet they have formed their own “religion.” They are the epitome of inconsistency.
Some Reflections on “Right” and “Wrong”
In these days of moral and ethical obscurity, many are confused about the issues of “right” and “wrong.” In this article, several biblical principles that help put these themes in focus are discussed.
The Benevolent Influence of Christianity
Christianity has been the most benevolent influence in the history of the world. On occasion, even skeptics concede this truth.
Nuggets from the Book of Philemon
Though Paul’s letter to Philemon is very brief, it is packed with rich nuggets of truth that truly reward the serious Bible student. Reflect upon some of these points with us in this article.
Is It Okay to Lie Sometimes?
Obfuscation is a type of lying. It is a form of lying that attempts to “sneak” around the truth without being so blatant. This article addresses this type of under-the-table dishonesty.
What Is Modernism?
I frequently see writers refer to what they call “modernism.” Exactly what do they mean by this term?
Looking for God in All the Wrong Places
Have you ever heard of a “Christian Bar”? Jason Jackson considers the ethics of an “anything-goes” approach to evangelism.
Do the Imprecatory Psalms and Christian Ethics Clash?
Troubled souls often raise such questions: If all parts of the Bible are equally inspired, how do you explain passages like Psalms 69:22-28, which call for punishment upon one’s enemies?
Vile Tune, Rotten Singer
It is not so much Singer’s nutty ideas about animals that is the focus of controversy (he refuses to wear leather); it is his views about humans—and their relevance in comparison to animals.
The Google “Gag” Order
Google.com retaliates against the Christian Courier’s “The Progressively Aggressive ’Gay’Movement” article. No better example of aggressive behavior could be cited.
What Is a Publican in the New Testament?
Jewish tax collectors were hated in the first century. But Jesus loved them anyway, and they form the basis of an interesting profile study on Christ’s ministry.
Enemies of Christ
There are two kinds of enemies of Jesus: those who campaign against him in public and those who are unwitting enemies of the cross.
The Influence of Evolution upon Religion
How has Charles Darwin’s popular theory of origins influenced religious thinkers?
The Saga of Ancient Jericho
A study of Joshua’s great victory over the ancient city of Jericho