In a season of campaign schwag, a baseball cap caught my eye. Beneath an American flag were the words "Make Lying Wrong Again." It framed the stakes of the election in a simple way. Does lying matter anymore?
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We live in a society of convenience and comfort that is unlike any society before us anywhere. So, to tell that unvarnished truth often doesn’t fit in with our lives of incredible comfort, affluence, and ease.
Reflecting on a past experience, contemporary science, and biblical teachings, columnist Wade Paris writes about why we lie and, more importantly, why we should tell the truth.
As we barrel toward Election Day, I’m weighing each party’s values against the Jesus revolution I long ago pledged allegiance to. The Democrats elevate values consistent with my faith regarding race, justice, and the environment; the Republicans on the sanctity of life and human sexuality.
In about two months, U.S. voters will head to the polls (if they don’t first drop their ballot in the mail). So, we are entering the final, busy dash of the campaign. But we are also entering a dangerous time in the campaign.
The leader stood condemned. He had acted unlawfully. He had tried to undermine the government. He had been caught. The testimony was clear, the evidence overwhelming. The only thing left was to offer punishment. But the politician bringing the verdict at the trial couldn’t do
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Truth telling is not easy. Just ask the Old Testament prophets.
Threatened, beaten, chained, put into stocks, imprisoned in cells and cisterns, threatened with death, killed — “Which of the
Many churches have cut back the number of business meetings they hold each year. Some have scaled back publications, particularly as mailed-out print versions.
But does communication make much difference in churches anyway? Can’t most members find out what they