Church & State Relations
Should Christians Obey Government?
Government is an institution that was ordained by God Himself. Therefore we have an obligation to obey and respect it and our leaders unless they go against what Scripture teaches us to do or ask us to do something that God has forbidden.
When is it Constitutional to Have Bible Study and Prayer in Schools?
The Supreme Court has heard a number of cases on whether or not religion in the classroom is constitutional. See a summary of their conclusions here.
How does Religion Affect the Political Process?
Religion has a deep and powerful influence on all aspects of the political process in America. This influence spans the entire political landscape from fund raising to influencing the legislative agenda and even to drafting the wording of...
Ravi Zacharias Provides an Argument for Obama's Re-election
Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias argues that one should vote for a candidate who will give the best "moral soil" to live out one's faith. Depending upon what one considers to be moral factors, this could be an argument to re-elect President Obama.
The Use of Hegelian Dialectic in Mainstream Media, Politics and Religion
The political and religious systems have duped the masses through a process of Hegelian Dialectic thinking and synthesis that has led to the compromise of truth.
Iron and Clay: Harlot of Babylon
The Bible tells us Jesus was tried under the authority of Tiberius Caesar (emperor of Rome) and Pontius Pilate (governor of Rome). He was sentenced to death by Roman crucifixion. Likewise, Herod, the Roman emperor in 37 AD, was yet in bed with the Jewish leaders who were ecstatic about his execution of James, the brother of John. Herod wanted so much to please them he arrested the Apostle Peter, intending to kill him, too.
Notorious Oliver Cromwell and King Charles 1st. Heroes or Villains? You Decide.
Comparing Oliver Cromwell and King Charles the first. The English Civil War changed world history. The New Model Army, Roundheads. When Absolute Monarchy met Religious fundamentalism. It was a recipe for revolution.
The Petticoat Affair, Peggy Eaton and Scandals in US History
A short history of the Petticoat Affair (also known as the Petticoat War), which involved Peggy Eaton, President Andrew Jackson, John Eaton, and the wives of Washington in 1828.
Is there a Freedom "From" Religion?
Perhaps you've heard someone say that "we not only have the freedom of religion, but we also have the freedom from religion." In this article I explain why the idea of a "freedom from religion" is irrational.
World Largest Gold and Copper Mine Reko Diq Balochistan - Pakistan
Reko Diq is a small town in Chagai District, Balochistan, Pakistan, in a desert area 70 kilometres north west of Naukundi, near to the Iran-Afghan border. Reko Diq, also the name of an ancient volcano, literally means sandy peak, but this is...
The Worst Thing About Politics Today
Are we creating a god in politics today? Do we trust in God or man? The controversy between people with the opposing opinions and beliefs has caused so much confusion within the political world. If we respect the opinions of others, especially our world rulers, bad politics would not exist.
School Prayer and the Separation of Church and State: The Conflict That Keeps On Giving
The conflict regarding religion in schools will never end so long as atheism is the reigning paradigm and religious free exercise is suppressed.
Does God's Law Apply to Us Today? (Part I)
Does God's law apply to us today? Yes. God's law is the standard for morality and the basis on which a successful legal code is made. In this first part of a two part essay, I discuss in what way the law of God as found in the Bible applies today.