The Gospel of Life in a Culture of Death

Celebrating Child Sacrifice

I wrote in a previous post that abortion is essentially the same as pagan child sacrifice in that it involves the killing of babies in an effort to attain physical pleasure and material wealth. Abortion and child sacrifice to idols are similar in that the motivation...

Should Christians Stay Quietly in the Shadows?

The Don Johnson Show, 1-21-13 This week contained many culturally controversial events: President Obama was inaugurated on Monday, which was also Martin Luther King Day, and Tuesday was the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision. Don and Brandon discuss how...

Yes, Carrie Underwood, Christianity is about Setting Rules

The Don Johnson Show, 9-28-12 Carrie Underwood has switched to a more liberal church because she doesn't think Christianity is about setting rules and telling people that they should be like her. During this discussion, Don quotes from this article by Brent Bozell....

On Free Speech, the Theology of the Health Care Debate, Harvesting Organs from Babies, and Biblical Interpretation

The Don Johnson Show, 8-31-09 Don and Brandon start by attempting to answer a listener email about what he should do to prepare for his year at a secular university. The resulting conversation is wide ranging, touching on everything from politics to bioethics to...

Developing Evolutionary Morality, Keeping the Letter of the Law and Playing Language Games

The Don Johnson Show, 3-16-09 A listener asks about how morality might have developed in a world without God. The state of Minnesota is selling special "interest-free" loans to Muslims in order to meet the requirements of Sharia law. Playing language games with...