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Prime Time Values

It was a story so great, so important, so attractive and instructive for American families, that all three networks felt they had to turn it into a feature television movie.

In Condoms We Trust

A recent “Primetime Live” program covered public schools whose health clinics are now surgically inserting Norplant beneath the skin of teenage girls. 

Self-love and Scripture

I was on the east coast speaking at one of the finest Christian camps in the country. There in the bookstore, surrounded by great books by J. I. Packer, John Stott and others, was a book called, Selling Yourself on You

Psychology & the Bible

In the evangelical churches of America, many people who do not know the meaning of “substitutionary atonement,” “sanctification,” “holiness” and “depravity” are becoming intimately acquainted with the meaning of “codependency,” “enabler,” “dysfunction” and “abuse.”

Do We Celebrate Diversity?

I submitted the following opinion piece to the Gresham Outlook in August of 1993. It wasn’t printed (no excerpts either). Because it reflects trends not just in my area but around the country, I’m including it here.

Gay March on Washington

Lesbian marchers filed past the White House, chanting "Chelsea, Chelsea!" Elsewhere, another lesbian group took up the cry: "10 percent is not enough! Recruit! Recruit! Recruit!"

Helping the Poor and Homeless

A stubble-faced, leather-skinned vagrant approaches me and asks, “Can you spare some change?” It’s nothing new, but the last few years the faces have been getting younger, the requests more frequent and my responses less certain.