Beware Slippery Slopes and Those Who Deny Them

Slippery slope arguments, often one of the greatest ways to strike a blow against an opposing view, stand near the top of worst logical fallacies. These arguments, in a formal sense, say that a will necessarily lead to b, and then to c and so on. The end is usually an undesirable state the those…

Has Valentine’s Day Eroded Love?

It’s Valentines Day. This day elicits joy from some, sorrow from others, and a frantic last minute search at stores from husbands trying not to admit they forgot. At the heart of Valentine’s celebrations, lies the notion of true love. Images of people snuggling up close to a fire, holding hands through a romantic movie,…

The Glory of God in Down’s Syndrome

It turns out that the most dangerous place for a person with Down’s Syndrome is the womb. Studies show that between 67% and 85% of babies who receive a diagnosis that they are likely to have Down syndrome are aborted. While this statistic represents a reduction from the 90% that once dominated the discussion, it…

Pro-Life vs. Quality of Life

This January marks the forty-third anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This anniversary presents a perfect time to reflect upon what it means to have a whole life pro-life outlook, valuing those made in the image of God. We begin today, by working to undermine one of the greatest assaults on human dignity, the “quality of…

This Year, Read a Book

Books. No other form of media has shaped the Western world like books. The power of books lies not in some magical power they possess, but in the interaction that takes place when people open and read a book. While television and movies may deliver the same message, they do so with less interaction. Someone…

Forgiveness and Holiday Tensions

With Christmas just 17 days away we are entering the time when families are in the midst of finalizing the last details of their Christmas celebrations. For those harboring long held resentment or carrying great anger, the celebrations can be a time of great turmoil. On the one hand, they desire to have a great…

Technology’s Unfulfilled Promises, pt 1

Technological advancement is our friend, except when it isn’t. New technologies have helped us do what previous generations thought impossible. Technology has so revolutionized our lives that we have come to believe that technology is the way forward to a better life. In many cases, technological advance and those pushing the envelope have made two…