Defeating Hillary is Not Worth Sacrificing Our Witness

I never thought I’d see the day when leading evangelicals would publicly espouse that character doesn’t matter — and that promoting sexual assault is simply “bad boy talk.” Yet, that’s precisely what’s happening in the wake of a newly released video showing Donald Trump gloating over his sexual exploits with married women. I honestly don’t know

Why I Don’t Want My Daughter to Grow Up to Be Hillary

If Hillary Clinton becomes president, Karisa Johns Smith says she “will probably cry.” Smith, a so-called “Jesus feminist” and doctoral candidate at Wheaton College, views a future President Hillary Clinton as an exemplary model for the next generation of women. “There’s finally somebody for my daughters,” Smith told Christianity Today managing editor Katelyn Beaty, “

What is Libertarianism? Is it Compatible with Christianity?

Is Libertarianism compatible with Christianity, or is it an idolatrous ideology? The answer depends on who’s talking. Dr. Norman Horn, founder of the Christian Libertarian Institute, says “libertarianism is the most consistent expression of Christian political thought.” But, Dr. Al Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, says the ideology makes a god out of

Do All the GOP Presidential Candidates Really Stand for Life?

How committed are the current GOP presidential candidates to the pro-life cause? Of the eight who spoke last week at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., six mentioned ending abortion and/or defunding Planned Parenthood. Ben Carson and Donald Trump did not. In recent weeks, Carson’s commitment to the pro-life cause has been questioned because

Why Women Love Carly Fiorina

Donald Trump may be leading in many national polls, but he lags far behind in a poll gauging his popularity among a key demographic – women. According to a straw poll of those attending the National Federation of Republican Women’s recent convention, Carly Fiorina is trouncing Trump among GOP women. A whopping 27% of respondents

Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Abortion and De-funding Planned Parenthood

Many Americans are awaking to the gruesome and horrific practices of the abortion industry, following the release of undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s harvest and sale of fetal body parts. For those who have followed the abortion issue, the revelations, though shocking, come as no surprise from an organization that slaughters more than 300,000 unborn

Huckabee for President? Insights From My Interview

Yesterday, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, one of my favorite radio guests ever, announced that he’s running for president in 2016. I interviewed Governor Huckabee in 2009, when he was considering a 2012 presidential run. He was congenial, articulate and clearly adept at integrating his Christian faith and politics. At the end of the interview,

Gov. Scott Walker on the Issues, and the Power of Prayer

The great thing about hearing politicians speak at religious gatherings is that you glimpse a personal side they rarely share with secular audience. Such was the case last night when I heard Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speak at the National Religious Broadcaster’s annual convention in Nashville, TN. (I’m in Nashville until Thursday attending the conference