Faith & Religion
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Does religion poison everything?

Religion | Refuting Christopher Hitchens’ extreme claim
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/27/16, 01:03 pm

Christian apologist Larry Taunton, to his credit, befriended Christopher Hitchens during the agitator’s last years, and writes with feeling about their relationship in The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most Notorious Atheist (Thomas Nelson, 2016). We never know for sure what’s going on in another person’s head. It seems that Taunton’s apologetics did not move Hitchens toward Christ, but only God knows.

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Planned Parenthood backs down from Mormon condom fight

Religion | Church outraged over condom packages stamped with a popular—and trademarked—LDS logo
by Ciera Horton
Posted 7/28/16, 02:50 pm

Planned Parenthood in Utah dropped plans to distribute condoms printed with a Mormon symbol after backlash from the conservative Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).

The abortion giant said on Wednesday the condoms with the LDS symbol were for a limited series intended to initiate dialogue about sexual health. But the LDS church claims it owns the rights to the symbol and did not give Planned Parenthood permission to use the trademark.

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The church’s urban focus overlooks working-class whites

Churches | More enthusiasm and funding is needed in small towns and rural areas
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 7/25/16, 06:33 pm

Christians have a clear Scriptural mandate to love and serve those who are suffering wherever they find them (Deuteronomy 15:11, Ezekiel 16:49).

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