Politics and Public Life

2 Ways Christians Can be the Conscience of America’s Political System (An Interview with Hunter Baker)

Hunter Baker is one of the premier evangelical political scientists of our day. He is the author of The End of Secularism, Political Thought: A Student’s Guide, and The System Has a Soul, and serves as Associate Professor of Political Science at Union University (Jackson, TN) and associate editor of The Journal of Markets & [ Read More ]

A Reformational View of “Authority” Contrasted with Libertarian, Nationalist, & Socialist Views (An Interview with David Koyzis)

David Koyzis is one of the premier political scientists of our day. David currently teaches political science at Redeemer University College (Ancaster, Ontario) and will soon be announced as a Fellow in Political Science at the St. George’s Center for Biblical and Public Theology. He is probably best known for the publication of his award-winning [ Read More ]

4 Reasons Why Neil Gorsuch May Be Even Better on the Supreme Court than Antonin Scalia

In spite of a scorched-earth campaign by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Neil Gorsuch has been confirmed to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s untimely death last year. Gorsuch’s nomination was one of the most significant actions of the Trump presidency so far, and his confirmation will now have profound [ Read More ]

8 Reasons Planned Parenthood is Detrimental to Society

On March 28, 2017 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced felony charges against David Robert Daleiden and Sandra Merritt for invading privacy and recording individuals without consent. Daleiden and Merritt undertook an undercover investigation of Planned Parenthood, eventually releasing videos claiming to prove that Planned Parenthood is selling fetal organs for a profit. Even while [ Read More ]

What You Should Expect from the Gorsuch Hearings (a Combination of a War, a Ballgame, & a Hollywood Movie)

In January Judge Neil Gorsuch was nominated to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s untimely death last year. Gorsuch’s nomination is one of the most significant actions of the Trump presidency so far, and will have profound implications for our nation over the next several decades. For that reason, the days [ Read More ]

What Father Abraham (Kuyper) Can Teach Christians Today

This week, I had the privilege of interviewing with Tony Merida for the Acts 29 podcast. We discussed my time as a missionary and church planter. We also talked about what pastors, church planters, and everyday Christians can learn from Abraham Kuyper about bringing the West into a “missionary encounter” with the gospel through an interface with culture [ Read More ]