Denison Forum

Supreme Court Rulings Are Good News for Evangelicals: The Path to God's 'Perfect Peace'

This week, we’re following the Independence Day weekend by claiming the biblical promise, “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” (Psalm 33:12). We’ve seen the urgency of making the Lord our Master, both in solidarity with others and in our personal worship and service. Today, let’s consider our need for the blessings and help only he can provide.

The Urgency and Power of 'Social Solidarity'

Dr. Barbara Lee Fredrickson is a psychology professor and head of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina. She and her team surveyed six hundred Americans to ask about their daily activities and correlate them with the degree to which they experienced negative or positive emotions. Dr. Fredrickson’s research found that we are happier and more resilient when we face the pandemic and other challenges with others in community.

Supreme Court Rules on Abortion and Jen Hatmaker Says Her Daughter Is Gay: What Our Culture Needs Most

In a week focused on the consequences of character, it is therefore vital that Christians do what is needed to become the change we wish to see. We cannot control what others do, but we can control our words and actions and the values they reflect. We can use our influence for biblical morality, but only if we are people others are willing to follow.