Articles on Human Dignity

Human dignity is under attack. In two op-eds published in the Washington Post not too long ago, Ruth Marcus attempted to the make the case for something I’ve referred to elsewhere as a silent genocide—aborting children who’ve tested positive for... Continue...

Editor’s note: April 2018 is Second Chance Month. Find out more about this important recognition of human dignity. Alone in a county jail cell, Tish Belk was scared. She had been on the run for almost a year, and now... Continue...

Editor’s note: April 2018 is Second Chance Month. Find out more about this important recognition of human dignity. "I was always high every day . . . always in fights, always getting shot at or shooting at somebody," Jon Kelly... Continue...

Injustice fills today’s headlines. Christians are hunted and killed in Somalia. Men are auctioned off as slaves in Libya. Imperfect babies are murdered in Iceland. Gang violence claims the lives of young men in America. Daughters are discarded in India... Continue...

Editor’s Note: Join World Vision for the 2018 Global #6Kforwater on May 19 and bring life-changing clean water to communities in need. Globally, 844 million people live without a safe water supply close to home. And with World Water Day... Continue...

Imagine you are a pastor of a local church and a man who comes infrequently to your church has requested an emergency meeting with you. In your meeting, he tells you that his father is dying of brain cancer. It... Continue...

The start of a new year is usually brimming with resolutions as to how we want to improve ourselves. Perhaps you desire to eat fewer carbs, spend less time at the office, spend more time at the gym, read more... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Immigration policy is one of the toughest issues we work on. Any single issue within the broader context of comprehensive immigration reform raises challenging questions: What is... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. The Christian concept of human dignity—that each person is created in the image of God and has worth assigned, not by their utility, but by their creator—shapes... Continue...

Recently, I sat with a client who experienced repeated sexual abuse and rape by high school peers. The tragedy is not only that this was part of her past, but that PTSD symptoms still haunt her adult life some 20+... Continue...