Articles on Human Dignity

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...

Major stories concerning male predators have sent deep reverberations through our society recently. The death and legacy of Hugh Hefner and the Hollywood scandal of Harvey Weinstein have brought to light abuse, harassment, and exploitation at the hands of these... Continue...

In a recent interview, Elizabeth Harman, a professor of philosophy at Princeton University, presents what is likely to be the worst defense of abortion ever made by a reputable philosopher. Although I’ll be quoting Harman verbatim throughout this article, I... Continue...

On April 10, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed into law comprehensive criminal justice reform, making it easier for former inmates to obtain employment and allowing prisoners to work for private companies while completing their sentences. The sweeping measures were recommended... Continue...

Most nights, my wife or I sing a short hymn to our son as we put him down to sleep. A couple gave my wife the idea, and we have loved implementing it. Lately, we’ve been singing “Jesus Loves Me.”... Continue...