By Graham Glover - There are millions of Americans who hate abortion. I’m one of them. There are millions of Americans who wish most abortions were illegal. I too am one of them. There are millions of Americans who wish that every woman considering an abortion would make a choice for life rather than death. … Continue reading Hate Abortion? End Poverty
By Joel A. Hess - Although it has died down since the Donald took office, many prominent Christians and Christian organizations have been on a crusade to preserve the First Amendment in this country. No doubt, it has been under assault over the last 10 years as Hollywood and despotic judges have been on a … Continue reading Jesus doesn’t need Religious Freedom and neither does His Church
By Tim Winterstein - From February 2–9, the Spokane International Film Festival celebrated its twentieth year, holding screenings of documentary and narrative features, as well as shorts blocks from around the world, including a Best of the Northwest program featuring local filmmakers. The festival opened with Benny and Joon, a 1993 film that was set … Continue reading Competing Visions
By Graham Glover - Worthless. Broken. Corrupt. These are just a few of the words I’ve heard over the last few days to describe the city where I live. Not that it’s entirely different at other times, but people don’t feel too great about the recent shenanigans going on in Washington, D.C. When the clock … Continue reading The Joy of Living in “The Swamp”
By Graham Glover - Wait, what? A reformation with non-Christians? Wasn’t the whole point of the Reformation to reform the Christian faith? How can we talk about a reformation with faiths that deny the most important belief of Christianity, namely, that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God? Before I’m accused of … Continue reading A Reformation with Christians, Muslims and Jews
By Joel A. Hess - Initially, I completely disagreed with those taking a knee during the national anthem. I certainly thought it was disrespectful to the men and women who gave their life for us to pay athletes millions of dollars. But then I asked myself if there would be a time when I would … Continue reading Would you take a knee?
By Graham Glover - At some point next month, Congress will begin putting together a budget (or at least a continuing resolution. They don’t seem keen on passing actual budgets these days). As that conversation gets started, there will likely be a lively debate on taxes. Specifically, how much the Federal Government should tax individual … Continue reading Why So Emotional About Taxes?