When looking at nationwide trends for a country with a population of more than 331 million, it’s easy to feel like a very small fish in a very large ocean, and that feeling can make it tempting to believe your life can’t make much of a difference. Today, though, I’d like for us to take a few moments to discuss two reasons why it’s important to act as though you can.
What are we teaching the next generation about the value of human life when we let them consume images of wall-to-wall death? I believe there’s a correlation worth exploring here between what’s playing on the silver screen and what’s happening on our streets.
I have pursued justice my entire Christian life. Yet I am about as “anti-social justice” as they come—not because I have abandoned my obligation to “strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord” (Hebrews 12:14), but because I believe the current concept of social justice is incompatible with biblical Christianity.
To ignore biological reality in the context of punishment and rehabilitation is not wholly different than a doctor or nurse treating a patient according to a perceived identity that conflicts with biological reality. Such medical care would not be helpful or loving. It would be malpractice.
Given that modern-day Turkey desires to recreate the Ottoman Empire and reclaim its position of international significance, President Biden’s decision to reclassify the mass killings of Armenian Christians under the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as genocide is both significant and commendable.
The inclusion of characters in children’s programs who overtly embrace a lifestyle that runs counter to God’s truth as revealed in the Bible should not be taken lightly. The first such instances are often a test to see how far companies can push the limits before it begins to hurt their bottom line.