Ethics Archives - Page 7 of 10 - Seedbed

Do we want our children growing up learning about sex from culture, or from the church? In today's article, Kensi Duszynski makes a compelling case for playing an active role in the sexual education of children and teenagers in the church, and promises to follow up with 7 positive messages about sex that kids need to hear.

What's the difference between legalism and holiness? In today's article, Keith Drury walks us through a profound, step-by-step understanding of how legalism often creeps into a community and gets mistaken for holiness.

Should Christians celebrate the creations of Western artists who depict the prophet Muhammad? In today's article, Kelly McCuaig suggests that in light of the gospel, and wholly congruent with the specific words of John Wesley, Christians have a much higher towards those we're supposed to reach with God's love.

How do me move to a deeper vision and understanding of the recent events that are troubling our nation? In today's piece, Wilmer Estrada-Carrasquillo works through some of the issues involved in Baltimore, Ferguson, and the like, with the hope of seeking the appropriate healing for these tragic events.

Same-sex marriage has quickly become the presenting moral issue that divides our culture. The US Supreme Court will soon offer a ruling on whether or not states can ban gay marriage. Read up on 7 facts related to gay marriage in today's article by Andrew Dragos.

According to one of the most recent national surveys, 74% of Americans believe in God. That may be good news…until you ask two important questions. First, why did only 74% believe in God when 82% did the year before? Second, and perhaps more relevant, what exactly is it that 74% of Americans believe about God? In today's post, David R. Smith explains how what you believe will show in your life.
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Violence done in the name of religious and political ideology by people who do not represent their governments has become a pressing issue, while people victimized by terrorism—both strong and vulnerable­—struggle to answer with a successful response. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. James Thobaben works through Just War theory.

What’s so important about cultural discernment? In today's article, Benjamin Videtich sensitively works through two common approaches related to cultural engagement. Both are expressed by Jesus in his own life and ministry, but usually Christians will resonate with one over the other.
Seedbed - Seven Minute Seminaryvideo

Violence done in the name of religious and political ideology by people who do not represent their governments has become a pressing issue, while people victimized by terrorism—both strong and vulnerable­—struggle to answer with a successful response. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. James Thobaben introduces us to current issues involved with terrorism and possible Christian responses.

Is 50 Shades of Grey worth reading or seeing for the purpose of engaging friends and culture? In this article, Jeremy Spainhour offers a resounding No! both for men and women. He warns us not to let this movie whet your appetite.