Should government be more or less involved in the lives of its citizens? Most of our political clashes stem from our different answers to this question. And when Christians get entangled in the debate, the conflict often gets translated into biblical terms.
A controversial billboard campaign in Atlanta is bringing needed attention to an issue that’s having a devasting effect on the black community in America. But is this the right way to do it?
The 2010 Super Bowl ads haven’t even aired yet, but one has already sparked a huge controversy. On February 7, 2010, CBS plans to airduring Super Bowl XLIV. The commercial, which is sponsored by Focus on the Family, is a personal testimony of how Tebow’s mother, Pam, risked her life in order to save her unborn child.
Pam was pregnant with Tim, her fifth child, during a mission trip in the Philippines. She became seriously ill, and the doctors suggested she have an abortion. Pam disregarded the advice of her doctors and later gave birth to a son, who went on to become a celebrated college football player and NFL prospect.
Making the rounds today is the story about the director of acenter in Bryan/College Station, Texas, who resigned from her job last month, saying, “I can’t do this anymore.”
Abby Johnson had worked at the clinic for eight years but departed from the facility following a profound change of heart about abortion. Check out this report from local television station KBTX, as well as at the First Things blog.