Tagged: Worldview

Jesus, Pacifism, and the Sword

I have just finished reading James M. Arlandson’s 8-part series on Christianity and Pacifism, and it is fantastic. It does a great job of explaining the Christian stances on such questions as “Can Christians join the military or law enforcement?” (YES)  “Is the Church ever...

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The Blasphemy Challenge Observed

Remember the The Blasphemy Challenge, sponsored by The Rational Response Squad, who were giving away 1001 copies of the movie The God Who Wasn’t There to people who will create a video of themselves denying the existence of God, and especially, the Holy Spirit?   They...

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Far Left, Far Right, and Middle?

Many pundits are now using the term “angry left” to describe the liberal analog of the “angry right.” Sites like When Angry Democrats Attack are springing up to document acts of vandalism and rage from the left, and many are saying that the angry left...

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Christian Healthcare Alternatives?

Solving the healthcare problem won’t be easy, for a couple of reasons.   First, we don’t have a model that allows us to properly contain costs while providing adequate care.  Secondly, and more importantly, there is shared responsibility between the spheres of government. I believe that...

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What is Christian Music?

As a musician who likes both secular, sacred, and crossover bands, I have often engaged in conversations around what makes christian music “christian.”   Last week, I discovered a metal band I really like, Killswitch Engage.  As I was listening, I started noticing some Christian codewords...

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