Twin relics of barbarism: Polygamy, slavery

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1941195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ulysses S. Grant[/caption] A decade prior to the Civil War, there were two major political parties in the United States: Democrats, who favored freedom more…

Religion, morality establish principles of freedom

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2183295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas Jefferson and John Adams[/caption] Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. ministers in more…

Putin uses church as foreign-policy tool

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_2184365" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Pope Francis meets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican in 2013[/caption] WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin increasingly appears to be using the more…

Tips for Christians: How to share gospel in hostile age

by Greg Corombos -- In the face of a U.S. Supreme Court decision finding a constitutional right to gay marriage and the Oklahoma State Supreme ruling a Ten Commandments monument unconstitutional, many Christians are experiencing increased intolerance in the more…