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Making a Case for Religious Freedom

A religious freedom case is scheduled to be argued before the Supreme Court in December. Make sure you know what this case is about.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 29, 2017

The Gospel Is the Only Stable Source of Identity and Value

Whether you find your identity and value in living up to an objective, external standard or through having your subjective, personal standard affirmed, the Gospel offers a better way.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 24, 2017

False Beliefs Lead to Sexual Sin

Why is sexual sin often justified by Christians today? Because Christians have false beliefs shaped by society’s values rather than the Bible’s.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 22, 2017

The Pragmatic Benefits of God-Given Sexual Boundaries

A recent study reveals the damage done by the sexual revolution.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | November 17, 2017

The Average Person You Know Probably Isn’t Hostile towards Christianity

A recent study shows the number of people hostile towards Christianity hasn’t increased; it’s merely shifted to the more wealthy and influential.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | October 24, 2017

Concerns about Medical Treatments for Children with Gender Dysphoria

A pediatrician, an endocrinologist, and a psychiatrist explain their concerns about the medical treatments being given to children with gender dysphoria.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | October 17, 2017

The Solution for Shame

The solution for shame in today’s culture is to celebrate sin in an attempt to take away its sting. But there’s no real solution for sin apart from God’s grace.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | October 12, 2017

Sharing the Gospel in Our Secular Age

In a post-Christian culture, people are unfamiliar with Christianity, so there’s much we need to explain before they can understand the Gospel.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | October 11, 2017

Truth, Love, and the Nashville Statement

The Nashville Statement on the biblical vision of sex and sexuality was released last week, and many people have objected, calling it unloving.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | September 5, 2017

Intrinsic Human Value Is the Same for All and Can Never Be Lost

Because we're created in God's image, nothing can negate our intrinsic value, not even sin. But lately, our culture has been saying otherwise.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | August 25, 2017