Perspectives

  • Now they’re euthanizing Asperger’s patients | The deadly threat of assisted suicide

    Another week… another example of how physician-assisted suicide targets the vulnerable. This time: Asperger’s patients. In 2010, 38-year-old Tine Nys was one of approximately 1,000 people euthanized in Belgium. Nys was not suffering from a terminal illness. In fact, she…

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  • Joni Eareckson Tada

    Joni and suffering well | Disability and a faith that’s big enough for pain

    A test of a worldview is whether it is big enough to weather sickness, disability, and the scorn of a culture. A week ago Monday (Nov. 26), my friend Joni Eareckson Tada had surgery to remove a cancerous nodule. This…

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  • Advent

    Advent, sacred time, and worldview

    It is time to prepare for Christmas. But I don’t mean at the shopping mall. I mean sacred preparation. Sunday [Dec. 2] marked the beginning of Advent, the time historically “set aside by the Church to help believers prepare to…

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  • Asia Bibi

    President Trump, grant asylum to Asia Bibi

    On Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, reports surfaced that Islamic radicals in Pakistan were “hunting house to house” for Pakistani Christian, Asia Bibi. Her story should be painfully familiar by now. Bibi has been in hiding since Pakistan’s supreme court acquitted her…

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  • Dan Crenshaw

    Pete Davidson, Dan Crenshaw, and Isabella Chow | You winsome, you lose some

    What’s the point of being winsome if people still hate, ridicule, and condemn us for our convictions, and even call us bigots? Early this month, Saturday Night Live hit a new low in our country’s already abysmal political discourse. Just…

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  • Killing by mail

    Abortion clinics are facing a new challenge, but this time it’s not from the pro-life movement. Mail order abortion pills could be a game changer. A few months ago, I mentioned how the easy availability of the drug misoprostol has…

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  • Saint Benedict

    Christian Wisdom in Silicon Valley

    Do you remember “What would Jesus do?” Here’s a new question: What would Benedict do? You’ve probably heard something about the Rule of Saint Benedict, a famous work written in the sixth century by Benedict of Nursia, the founder of Western monasticism.…

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  • Azusa Pacific University

    Azusa Pacific University board upholds biblical values

    The board of trustees for Azusa Pacific University stepped in to reverse the administration’s recent highly controversial decision to remove the school’s ban on student LGBT romantic relationships. The board complained that the change to the code of conduct had…

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  • Tree of Life synagogue

    The rise of anti-semitism in the U.S. | Despicable, deadly, and un-Christian

    Each and every Christian should be clear on this point: anti-semitism in any and all forms is a despicable evil. On Saturday morning, a terrorist entered Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh and opened fire…

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  • The New York Times

    Why the New York Times freaked out

    Last Friday, Oct. 19, the headline of a breathless New York Times article read, “‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence By Trump Administration. Not true. According to the New York Times, a memo from the Department of Health and Human…

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