Four Reasons Christians Should Oppose Casinos

Caesar’s Palace didn’t have slot machines in the age of the apostles, so it’s not surprising that there is no explicit, direct, biblical prohibition of casino gambling. How then should Christians in America think about the growing trend of regional casinos? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.09.13

A Catholic Response to the Demise of Rational Public Discourse James Kalb, Crisis Magazine To follow the news today is to get the impression that public life, in the sense of rational discussion oriented toward some reasonable understanding of the common good, has come to an end. Continue Reading...

Audio: Lawrence Reed at Acton On Tap

Acton on Tap: Lawrence Reed at Speak EZ Lounge – 10.8.13 The Fall 2013 Acton On Tap series kicked off at Speak EZ Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids, Mich., this evening with Lawrence Reed, president of the Foundation for Economic Education, who addressed gathered attendees on the lessons our society can learn from the history of Rome. Continue Reading...
Lawrence W. Reed

God Is a Free Enterpriser

From Gerard Berghoef and Lester DeKoster’s Faithful in All God’s House: Stewardship and the Christian Life: The Lord God is a free enterpriser. This is one reason why Karl Marx, who was not a free enterpriser, rejected God. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 10.08.13

Five myths about anti-Christian persecution John L. Allen, Jr., National Catholic Reporter As a contribution towards erasing that blind spot, let’s debunk five common myths about anti-Christian persecution. Income inequality, growth go together: Opposing view Scott Winship, USA Today Focus on the wealth gap is misplaced. Continue Reading...