Commentary

Justice and Righteousnesss

December 22, 2013
The King is Born, so What?
This time of the year we sing all of those Christmas carols, but I think that too often it is done out of rote memory rather than conviction. There is often a syrupy sentimentality about a baby, born in a manger, without really understanding the full significance of what Christmas is about. So it seems appropriate to take into account a few important perspectives that will help us to fully appreci

Ethics as Worship

November 11, 2014
Guest Post: An Open Letter to the President Regarding My Choice to Stay at Home
This is a guest post from my wife, Melanie, written in response to President Obama’s speech on October 31, 2014, at Rhode Island College in Providence, RI. Dear Mr. President: In your recent speech to a gathering in Rhode Island, you discussed the benefits of more funding for public pre-schools. You said, ‚ÄúSometimes, someone, usually […]

Law and the Created Order

July 1, 2014
Hobby Lobby: The Morning After
The Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby v. Burwell no doubt represents a victory for the cause of religious freedom. If the Court’s minority had had one more vote the Green and Hahn families would be faced with some very difficult choices in the weeks to come. As it stands, for the first time the Supreme Court of the United States affirmed that a corporation is a “person&rdqu

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