Denison Forum

Denison Forum

Hope That Changes Hearts Forever

We have been focusing on the theme of encouragement in discouraging times. As we face an escalating pandemic, ongoing recession, and divisive debates about policing, statues, and autonomous zones, Christians can find ways to “rejoice in hope” (Romans 12:12) and then share their hope with a hopeless world.

How to Be Civil in an Uncivil Age

The world is more interconnected than ever, but it feels more divided than ever. We are conflicted on whether to wear masks and practice social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus. We are conflicted on partisan politics as the election season escalates. We are conflicted about racial justice, removing statues, and occupied zones.

President Trump Signs Police Reform Order and Dr. Fauci Predicts When We Will Return to 'Normal': How Awareness Can Lead to Hope

May 25 was the day when the world became aware of a reality that already existed. African slaves were first imported into what we know as America four hundred years earlier. Racial minorities have been dealing with discrimination for centuries. If you’re like most of us, you wish we were making more progress than we are on this front.

Supreme Court Ruling Protects Gay and Transgender Workers: Questions about Religious Freedom and Three Biblical Certainties

After the court ruled yesterday that a person cannot be fired based on their gender identity, I thought immediately about religious liberty. Does the ruling mean that churches, Christian schools, ministries, and other religious institutions could be forced to violate our biblical convictions regarding gender and sexuality?

Super Bowl Champion Stages Prayer Event in Boston: A Question Every American Should Ask

On Sunday, former NFL star Benjamin Watson leveraged his influence to sponsor Boston Pray: Seeking Unity and Justice. The event’s Facebook page explained: “As Christians in and around Boston, we are grieved by the recent murders of unarmed African Americans, including George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the systematic oppression of those peoples. We recognize that the underlying sin of racism is plaguing our city and nation.