The following article is taken from Kairos Journal. I have added links from this source or copied articles into this blog numerous times in the past. This one touches on the coming election in a profound way. I hope it will help all who read here to decide wisely.
Timely Messages from Honored Guests
First Things First in Politics1
James M. Kushiner is executive editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity.
Several years ago, the N
A contrasting editorial in a conserv
So how should one proceed? Since no candid
But the Christian tradition, rooted in Holy Scripture, shows clearly th
The Sanctity of Human Life
In Genesis, while all other life is “brought forth” by the earth, God forms man directly. His very flesh bears the fingerprints of the Cre
Can a Christian citizen, then, ignore wh
The Sanctity of Marriage
While all life reproduces “after its kind,” man’s procre
While “traditional marriage”—one man, one woman—is not the consistent Old Testament practice, Christ makes it clear th
Ends and Means
On the issues of advancing religious freedom across the globe, fostering peace in the
But on the life issues and marriage, the differences are about ends, not merely means. Christians of goodwill cannot reasonably differ about the oblig
Furthermore, Christians’ freedom to express their views in both the pulpit and the public square about the morality of “gay marriages” and homosexual acts (and to teach their children accordingly) hangs in the balance as sexual innov
If we are serious about a just and humane society, we must defend marriage and human life above all, both in public and in priv
1. The piece from which this was drawn appeared originally in James M. Kushiner, “First Things First,” Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity Website (October, 2004), http://www.touchstonemag.com/archives/article.php?id=17-08-003-e.