4 ways Protestants approach the government (video)

Is participating in government a duty or a sin? When Christians have asked how they should engage the public square, Protestant leaders’ responses have run the gamut from complete separation (because “this world is not my home”) to the belief that government service is “the most sacred, and by far the most honorable, of all stations in mortal life.” How should Bible-believing Christians look at their competing views? Continue Reading...

C.S. Lewis on free will and the key to history

“What Satan put into the heads of our remote ancestors,” says C.S. Lewis, “was the idea that they could ‘be like gods’—could set up on their own as if they had created themselves—be their own masters—invent some sort of happiness for themselves outside God, apart from God. Continue Reading...

PBS carries an anti-socialist documentary…from Sweden (video)

Americans tend to see Sweden as a democratic socialist utopia, although the nation changed course decisively two decades ago. A White House report, “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism,” debunked the notion of enduring Nordic socialism, and now PBS has aired a documentary produced by a Swedish free-market leader intended to dispel popular American falsehoods about his home country. Continue Reading...

C.S. Lewis on how equality is like medicine

“I do not think that equality is one of those things (like wisdom or happiness) which are good simply in themselves and for their own sakes,” said C.S. Lewis. “I think it is in the same class as medicine, which is good because we are ill, or clothes which are good because we are no longer innocent.” In this video, Lewis explains why legal and economic equality are “absolutely necessary remedies for the Fall, and protection against cruelty.” Continue Reading...

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