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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

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

Hates Crimes Are Not about Hate

The result of criminalizing hate under certain circumstances is that only certain types of people get protected. In a state with hate crime legislation, penalties levied for an assault on me would be milder by statutory requirement than for the very same assault on a homosexual. Why? Because as a straight, white male I do not belong to a class protected by this law.

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

Is Marriage about Love?

The controversy about same-sex marriage churns principally around the definition of marriage.  Activists deny the traditional view that marriage is about children.  Instead, marriage is an ever-changing, socially-constructed institution constantly being redefined by society.  There is no essential connection with children.  Rather, at the core of the enterprise are two people in love.

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

Treating Equals Equally

The key to answering the claims of same-sex marriage advocates is understanding the basic rule of justice: Treat equals equally. If parties are not equal in a relevant sense, then there is no obligation of justice to treat them the same.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | April 9, 2013

Putting Them Out of Their Misery?

Once I participated in a debate on California’s Initiative 161 concerning physician-assisted suicide. My opponents charged that I was forcing my religious views on others. They didn’t realize they were making some religious assumptions of their own.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | April 3, 2013