Ethical Guidelines for Writers
This article discusses some of the ethical guidelines that Christian writers should follow.
Was Ahab Pro-Choice?
We must plead the cause of the innocent. We must defend the sanctity of human life. For justice will roll down like waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream (Amos 5:24).
Divorce and Remarriage: White, Black, or Gray?
Every sincere child of God takes the teaching of Christ on divorce and remarriage very seriously. But it isn’t always easy to know the clear cut answer to some marriage and divorce scenarios.
Is Man a Naked Ape?
English zoologist Desmond Morris once characterized human beings as naked apes. This was his cute, dramatic attempt to promote the theory of organic evolution. Is there any evidence to support this view?
Will There Be Personal Recognition in Heaven?
Will we recognize friends and loved ones in Heaven?
Cruel and Unusual Postponement
Can a person uphold the value of life and at the same time argue for the death penalty? The truth is — we esteem life as sacred when we support the principle of capital punishment.
The Nature of History
History is a record of the past. One would think that this is a perception of relative simplicity. It appears not to be; there are so many perversions of history. This article deals with a number of them.
Scientific Evidence Affirms the Worth of Preborn Children
Do preborn babies deserve human rights protections? An honest look at the scientific evidence.
In What Sense is Humanity in the Image of God?
The Bible speaks of humankind as being in the “image” of God (Gen. 1:26). In what sense is the term, “image,” employed in this text?
May a Minister “Opt Out” of Social Security?
Is it a violation of ethics for a minister to “opt out” of the Social Security program?
Does Ezra Deserve Criticism?
After the return from Babylonian captivity, Ezra commanded certain men to put away their foreign wives. A professor in a Christian college has criticized the man of God for this action. Is the censure justified? Let’s take a look.
What About Potlucks and Church Discipline?
Is the New Testament command to not eat with unfaithful Christians apply to a potluck gathering?
Logic and Stem Cell Research
Human embryos should not be created whimsically, nor should they be destroyed.
Hank Hanegraaff and the “Christian Research Institute”
Over the years the folks at C.R.I. (Martin, Hanegraaff, et al.) have lustily pursued debate encounters with a host of cultists. They have engaged the heretical movements in verbal and written battles time and again, and begged for additional conflicts.
The Church that Drove Jesus Out
In his letter to the church in Laodicea recorded in the book of Revelation, the Lord expresses his disgust with their current condition. What could have elicited such a response?
Dealing Treacherously with One’s Spouse
Marriage is not a mere civil institution; it is a covenant agreement between two eligible people before God. Far too frequently, it becomes very “uncivil.” People who desire to please the Creator, will work hard to make their
Benevolent Work in the Mission Field
It is a wonderful thing when Christians rush to the assistance of others during times of disaster. But do we always think clearly about the way we implement these efforts? A word of caution surely is in order. One aspect of this issue is addressed in this week’s Penpoints column.
Judge Plagiarizes ACLU Pro-evolution Meanderings
The following article by Art Moore reveals that even some judges are not above unscrupulous conduct in writing their Opinions.
What About that Two-Stage Miracle?
Some have charged that one of Jesus’ miracles was incomplete on the Lord’s first “attempt,” and that such reflected upon his power. What is to be said in response to this charge?
Is a “Loveless Marriage” Scriptural Grounds for Divorce?
When “Sick at Heart” wrote to “Dear Abby” concerning her loveless marriage, Abby directed her to seek a “spiritual advisor.” One such advisor wrote in with his perspective. Was it spiritual? For advice to be spiritual and beneficial, it must be scriptural. Jason Jackson challenges “Reverend” Norman L. Conaway’s claim to be providing spiritual advice.