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Anniversary of Loving v. Virginia

All people are created in God’s image, and skin color is a non-moral characteristic that doesn’t diminish intrinsic value. Our laws must reflect that by upholding equality and justice.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | June 12, 2017

Living Faithfully in Difficult Times

Tim Keller has some practical advice on how to live faithfully in the circumstances of this world.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | March 15, 2017

“The Shack” Movie Review

We need to evaluate movies by more than just how they make us feel.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | March 9, 2017

Glitter Ash and the Spirit of the Age

A new twist on Ash Wednesday reveals the spirit of our age—a radical individualism that we're all infected with.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | February 28, 2017

To Give a Good Answer, Sometimes You Have to Change the Question

Sometimes we need to explain the bigger biblical picture in order to answer a person's specific question.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | February 23, 2017

Sin and Transforming Grace in Openness Unhindered

Rosaria Butterfield's Openness Unhindered is a book about the astonishing and life-upending nature of the Gospel.

Blog Post | Ethics | Melinda Penner | January 26, 2017

When Does Life Begin?

Scientists have discovered in a recent study that it isn’t the mother’s body directing embryonic activity; the embryo determines that itself.

Blog Post | Science | Melinda Penner | January 25, 2017

Ideas for Observing Advent

Observing Advent is a good way to keep the meaning of Christmas front and center in our attention during this busy time. Here are some ideas on how to do this.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Melinda Penner | November 25, 2016

Don't Stop Speaking the Truth in Love

There’s going to be more pressure on Christians as time goes on not to speak the truth that offends, but it’s our obligation to be faithful and to not be angry.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | October 27, 2016

Evidence That Demonstrates John Is a Reliable Historical Source

The discovery of the Pool of Bethesda in the late 19th century confirms the historical setting in John 5 and supports John’s claim that he was an eyewitness to what he reports.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | October 25, 2016