The rising degradation of human life cannot be overlooked, as—recently—we witnessed New York’s governor signing an abortion bill into law as legislators celebrated their newly-expanded “right” to kill the unborn. If that wasn’t bad enough, a few days later Virginia’s legislators introduced an even more radical bill calling for abortion up to, and during, the process of the baby’s delivery.

Have you asked yourself, ‘how did we get here?’ How can such a vile act become acceptable—even celebrated—by a “civilized” society? The crew has an insightful discussion about what defines “personhood,” according to Scripture, and the purpose of human life.

What is our mandate as Christians, and how does the idea of covenant speak to this issue? How can the Church carry on God’s design for humanity, while witnessing to the secular world?

In today’s episode, an unusual character—a prominent NYC pastor—receives kudos for speaking out against the new abortion law. Guess who?

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The Blog

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

There is still time to make it right...

Posted on Thursday, June 07, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The PCA faces a turning point...

Posted on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Something new from the Magic Kingdom

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Moralism is not the gospel  OR  I'm not going to make new friends with this one

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

You'll thank me.

Posted on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Current discussions of the Pence Rule and friendship seem to ignore the pink elephant in the room.

Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

I'm still sitting.

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Will the real gospel please stand?

Posted on Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Trueman on Wordsworth and Kardashian

Posted on Monday, March 05, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »