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Every year since 1976, a small provision is added to the federal budget bill; and year after year, this little-known amendment is passed with little fanfare or controversy.  Several weeks ago, however, Hillary Clinton mentioned this amendment during a speech, calling... Continue...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has stated repeatedly his opposition to legalized gambling, asserting that the league’s opposition will not change because of vigilance in protecting the integrity of the game on his watch. After hearing the commissioner’s comments, one would... Continue...

How does one communicate to the world the truth and nature of biblical marriage in a way that would cause them to re-think their views without sounding archaic in tone or uninformed in scope? Biblical marriage is the bonding of... Continue...

The opioid crisis is the pro-life issue evangelicals aren’t talking about. A recent New Yorker article chronicled the opioid epidemic in West Virginia, including this alarming story that is now far too common across America: Michael Barrett and Jenna Mulligan,... Continue...

This month marks the 225th anniversary of William Carey’s now famous volume, An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to use Means for the Conversion of the Heathen. In 1785 Carey began pastoral work in England, and through developments in... Continue...

Marriage is a conceit. A conceit is a literary device that yokes two very unlike things in order to reveal an unseen truth by drawing a surprising similarity. It is an elaborate comparison that’s “exceedingly unlikely” but “intellectually imaginative.” The... Continue...

The Civil War was a defining event in American history that continues to provoke ire and controversy today. But what if it never happened? I recently had the privilege of interviewing Mark Tooley, president of The Institute on Religion and Democracy, about his... Continue...

In Romans 1:24-25, the apostle Paul wrote, “Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped... Continue...

As LoveLoud Sunday approaches, we—at the North American Mission Board—would like you to lead your congregation to join the social justice movement currently underway among evangelicals globally. What is social justice? Social justice is a phrase that conjures up a vast... Continue...

Editor’s Note: Canon & Culture is beginning 2015 with a Symposium on Statecraft and political theology featuring six essays from Research Fellows of the ERLC’s Research Institute. You had all these advantages in your ancient states, but you chose to... Continue...