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Transgender: Truth and Compassion

Imagine a woman telling you, “I’m transgender. Please call me Michael.” What do you do? Here's how to answer with truth and compassion.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 24, 2016

Talking about Bruce Jenner

Greg talks about Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner from a biblical perspective.

Quick Thought | Ethics | Greg Koukl | June 15, 2015

Quick Thought - Is It Possible to Decide Not to Sin?

When Adam surrendered his choice not to sin by sinning, there was a breaking in human nature that we have inherited.  Even though we can say “no” to particular sins, it is not possible for us not to sin. How can we say “no” to individual sins, but even with the help of the Holy Spirit, we still sin?

Quick Thought | Ethics | Greg Koukl | May 12, 2015

Quick Thought - Bake for Them Two?

In response to Ten Thousand Places blog's viral post called “Bake for Them Two.”  In reference to Matthew 5, one of the Roman laws stated that a man could be required to carry a Roman soldier’s equipment for up to a mile. Jesus referenced that law and told his followers in 5:41, “if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”

Quick Thought | Ethics | Brett Kunkle | April 22, 2015

Quick Thought - Putting Them out of Their Misery?

Years ago, I debated a physician-assisted suicide initiative. I was against it for what they considered religious reasons. Therefore, they thought I was forcing my religious point of view on other people. I pointed out that their point of view was equally religious. Certainly suicide will end the physical misery here, but what happens afterwards? 

Quick Thought | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | April 15, 2015

The Real Bloodiest Day in America

Excerpt about abortion and adoption from the February 17th, 2015 podcast with Greg Koukl.

Quick Thought | Bio-Ethics | Greg Koukl | April 15, 2015

Line in the Sand

  In Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, four children, poking about in the back of an old wardrobe in the attic, stumble on another world filled with peculiar delights and strange enchantments.  Did you ever tumble by accident into an ancient world?  Something like that happened to me recently.

Solid Ground | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | October 31, 2014

God, Evolution, and Morality Part 2

Read part 1 here Can There Be Good without God? In 1982, I lived in Thailand for seven months supervising a feeding program in a Cambodian refugee camp named Sakaeo.  My charge: 18,250 Khmer refugees who had escaped the holocaust perpetrated on Kampuchea by the Khmer Rouge after the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975.

Solid Ground | Ethics | Greg Koukl | June 26, 2014

Nature or Nurture?

  Lady Gaga’s mega-hit song, “Born this Way,” expressed what many believe: Homosexuality is hardwired in the genes. And if genetic, immutable. And if innate, nonvoluntary. And if not chosen, morally benign. There is therefore (to paraphrase Paul), now no condemnation for homosexuals. To many, that reasoning flows unhindered given Gaga’s starting point.  But was she right?   Birth of the Born-that-Way Theory

Solid Ground | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | July 1, 2013

Morality from Nature

It’s common of late to justify one’s “sexual orientation” by an appeal to nature.  The claim “I was born this way” is all that’s needed to stem moral criticism of homosexuality. But why settle for this approach? Why think that the state of nature is an appropriate guide to morality?

Quick Thought | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | April 9, 2013