The Great Society and Its Not-So-Great Boundaries

Even without imposing governmental power on the family, these welfare reforms gave families new avenues of provision, and these provisionary means created a web of perverse incentives for families. . . It is these perverse incentives that I believe break the boundaries of the sphere sovereignty that Kuyper envisioned.

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Doctrine by Politics

The fact that the Church is no longer the one teaching doctrine leaves a haunting question: if we aren’t teaching it, then who is? And in today’s world where evangelicalism is walking a tightrope between a political identity and a faith descriptor, my suspicion is that the new teacher is politics.

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On American Dreams and Abortion Abolitionism

The “abolitionist” faction of pro-lifers may be seen as seekers of perfection. Abolitionists push for prosecuting women seeking an abortion. Such rash, totalizing moves are not the way to win hearts and minds. Excessive force will not convince our country of the truth.

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Red Wave

Despite the so-called “midterm curse” over the past 100 years, the total number of seats that could swing is going down overall.

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Myanmar’s Aftermath of Fear

“The U.S. taking active involvement in Myanmar works against the United States’ fastest growing rival and helps the nation reinstall freedom and peace to a collapsing state.”

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