Day: April 13, 2009

Christian Conservatism Is Just Getting Started

A few days ago, I pointed to an article that said Christian conservatives have failed in the public sphere and need to back off. Today, I offer the alternative viewpoint from Star Parker, a former welfare mother whose life turned around when she came under the Lordship of Jesus Christ. She definitely disagrees with the views expressed in that earlier article. Meditate on her thoughts today.

Principle: Christian Character (Part I)

We are all free moral agents made in the image of God. In order for His creation to operate the way He intended, we must reflect His character. If we don’t, everything falls apart [which is evident just by observing the world]. Noah Webster’s dictionary definition of character, distinct from the human aspect, was simply “a mark made by cutting, engraving, stamping, or pressing.” Like a typewriter—you remember those? Put in the paper, press the key, the arm jumps up… Read more »