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Tough times for Christian lawyers up north


Heard any good lawyer jokes lately? Okay, here’s one: Why don’t sharks attack lawyers? Professional courtesy. Before our friends in the legal profession email me in protest, let me say that we kid because we love. And, besides, my oldest …

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Surviving Roe v. Wade; Living victims speak out

On the dark anniversary of Roe v. Wade we’ll hear from some of the voices that abortion could not silence. Melissa Payne—pregnant with her second child—was traveling with her family when her water broke. Her baby girl was just under …

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No room for racism in the kingdom of God


Racial reconciliation is very much in the hearts and minds of people of goodwill around the country and around the world. The great evangelist, Billy Graham, said recently that he felt the greatest hindrance to effective evangelization around the world …

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Radical Islam, secularism and Christianity


The horrific acts of terror in France offer a reminder to Christians. Christ’s kingdom advances in love, not force. G.K. Chesterton once said, “It is the test of a good religion whether you can joke about it.” Well, if that …

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Science, God, and the improbability of life

New life

This past Christmas, the Wall Street Journal ran an essay of mine entitled “Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God.” The content will be familiar to those who have read my latest book, “Miracles.” I noted that the initial euphoria …

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New year, old resolution: Defend religious liberty


If you’re like six in ten Americans, you make New Year’s resolutions at least some of the time. According to the website Statistic Brain, the top five resolutions are: losing weight, getting organized, spending less and saving more, enjoying life …

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Old Age, happiness, and virtue


When you hear the words “old age,” what comes to mind? In cultures gone by, it meant wisdom, sage, elder, respect. But today in our youth-obsessed culture, we tend to think of “decline,” “frailty,” “sickness,” and “death.” Many believe that …

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