Articles & Op-Eds

Fulton, Lewis & Crockett, Oh My!

August 17, 2014

This is a big weekend for historic births and essential Americans. On this day in 1807, an American farm boy named Robert Fulton changed the world as thoroughly as the Wright Brothers would a century later by sailing, …

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Was the American Revolution Sinful?

July 8, 2014
WORLD magazine

WORLD magazine’s Saturday feature, August 2, 2014. There is a recurring, albeit ill-informed, question in Christian circles regarding Romans 13 (which counsels dutiful subordination to legally established …

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100 Years Since Sarajevo: The Murder of the Old …

June 28, 2014

One hundred years ago today, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian imperial throne was assassinated with his bride in an open car in Sarajevo.  And the world began to burn. World War I (then called “The Great …

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Noah: Outstanding…and Not for Everyone

March 31, 2014
Movieguide

Auteur filmmaker Darren Aronofsky may well have produced his masterpiece in Noah, a cinematic and – astonishingly, for a self-proclaimed unbeliever – theological tour de force. But it’s not for everyone.  …

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Deal Hudson: Is Cultural Conservatism the Future …

March 14, 2014
Catholic Online

by Deal Hudson WASHINGTON, DC (Catholic Online) – After my column arguing that “cultural conservatism” should supplant social conservatism, the man whom I regard as the most important Catholic layman …

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On Temptation and Ordered Liberty

February 8, 2014

Our libertarian friends frequently take an “anything goes” approach to public morality, asserting that it is not the state’s business what an individual chooses to do, particularly so long as it does …

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My 10 Favorite Books of 2013

December 31, 2013

This is my end-of-year review of the best books I read this year.  They weren’t all published in 2013 (though some were), nor are they everything I read in 2013; but I did read them in 2013 and hope you will read …

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Rod's Blog

Congratulations to SpaceX and Boeing!

September 16, 2014

Congratulations to Boeing and SpaceX for winning the biggest prize yet on the new frontier:  NASA’s Commercial Crew contract to provide what the media is calling “space taxi” service between Earth and …

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Every Southern Baptist Sharing the Gospel on …

September 15, 2014

SBC President Ronnie Floyd continues to call us to a new Great Awakening, and here’s something concrete we can all do:  join Baptist Collegiate Ministries in Engage24. This is a call to everyone, but it’s a …

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Feeling the Pain of the Falling Man of September …

September 11, 2014

Make no mistake: September 11, 2001 was a moment of moral clarity that issued a wakeup call that America and Americans have answered and have continued to answer. Feeling the Pain of the Falling Man of September 11th by …

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Socialist President Hollande ‘Hates the Poor’ …

September 5, 2014

Whether Ms. Trierweiler’s account is overdramatized or not, well, duh. Socialism isn’t about helping poor people. It’s about re-creating the sort of aristocracy that was swept away by republics and …

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Biologist Delay the Aging Process by “Remote …

September 4, 2014

The more we delve into the deep intricacies of the world, the more human creativity increases. The more we learn about life, the more we get to work with our biology for better health. “It is the glory of God to …

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Senior U.S. Official Insists China Tested ASAT …

August 25, 2014

China is serious about space, and about depriving the United States of access to it.  Meanwhile, Obama talks about reaching goals in the 2030s, about NASA’s chief priority being “Muslim outreach” and …

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Collegiate Students: Can We Reach, Baptize, and …

August 18, 2014

Another excellent guest piece from my friend and SBC President Ronnie Floyd. Collegiate Students: Can We Reach, Baptize, and Disciple Them? by Ronnie Floyd 18 August 2014 There are an estimated 22 million college …

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