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Christians and Public Education: A Matter of Biblical Justice

This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ The personal decision not to send your children […]

The Unending Bending of Gender: Helpful or Harmful?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  The gender revolution is in full swing, and while many celebrate […]

Responding to Evil Christianly

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ In the early morning hours of June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen approached […]

Answering Those Who Try to Live by the Golden Rule

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 06 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ In 1894, there was a series of […]

The Last Jedi: A Star Wars Movie for the Era of “the Nones”

A movie review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Directed by Rian Johnson (Rated PG-13, 2017) Editor’s note: We realize that interpretations and reactions to storyline elements and their ramifications have been hotly debated. We offer this review as one plausible viewpoint. Theoretically, “the Force” in the Star Wars movies has always been religious. It […]

How The Shape of Water’s Fish-Man Symbolizes Christian Grace

A movie review of The Shape of Water Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Rated R, 2017) In The Shape of Water, Mexican writer-director Guillermo del Toro blends a wide variety of sources — from fairy tales to classic Hollywood movies to the Bible — to tell an original and unusual love story about a humanoid […]

Homesick for Heaven: A Story to Share with Non-Christians

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 02 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Throughout several decades of marriage, my wife and I have been privileged […]

Biology’s Blind Spot: Two Views on Human Origins

A feature-length book review of Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution by Eugene E. Harris (Oxford University Press, 2015) This review first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 04 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information […]

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