A Future Fraught with Tension

The impending retirement wave of Baby Boomers and its impact on American society is something that the Center for a Just Society has been discussing for several years. The issue…..

Liberty v. Comfort

For decades, liberal society has been obsessed with multiculturalism and tolerance. Generations of children have been raised to believe that it’s good to accept everyone, celebrate differences, avoid value judgements,…..

We Won. Now What?

Well, it’s finally over. With the exception of a few run-offs and perhaps a re-count or two, the 2014 elections are history. The House and the Senate are firmly in…..

Marriage Still Matters

A recent Pew study made headlines last week, revealing that “as values, economics, and gender patterns change . . . the share of American adults that have never been married…..

The Secular Left’s End Around

In the public policy arena, the past few decades have seen a constant conflict between Christian conservatives and secular liberals. These two factions have sparred openly over a variety of…..

All Politics is Local

They say all politics is local, but this is easy to forget amidst the incessant frenzy of a 24-hour news cycle that tends to focus exclusively on national politics. For…..

Stemming the Tide of “Progress”

Many people, when they hear talk of the growing “war on Christianity,” roll their eyes and dismiss the charges as mere political hyperbole designed to fire up the values voters…..

Can Christianity in the West Endure?

This week I write upon returning from a nine day trip with friends to England, where much of my visit centered on an examination the English Reformation. I was fortunate…..

Our Silence is Deafening

For several years my wife and I attended a little church in Virginia called St. Peter’s. Every Sunday during the “Prayers of the People” we would pray for persecuted Christians…..

Tea Anyone?

This week the Washington Post’s Chris Cilizza took up the question of whether the ongoing antagonism between the Tea Party and the establishment wing of the GOP will spell doom…..

Missing the Forest for the Trees

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc case. As virtually everyone is aware, the CEO of Hobby Lobby is contesting the constitutionality of…..

Reclaiming Conservatism

This month, the American Conservative Union’s Conservative annual Political Action Conference, or CPAC, convened in Washington, D.C. This year’s conference featured many of the GOP’s presumed up-and-comers, people like Rand…..

Praise the Lord and Pass the Forceps

Secular humanists like to sneer at religious folk for our stubborn insistence upon seeing God’s hand at work in the world. We call “providence” what the materialist sees as a…..

Faith: The Only Sure Foundation For Human Dignity

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards recently tweeted out a short video featuring her suggestions of what women really need for Valentine’s Day. Among a litany that included “well woman visits,”…..