Standing Firm When Your Faith Comes Under Attack In our current cultural climate, there has been quite a bit of discussion about legal issues in regards to same-sex marriage and religious freedom. In this panel discussion, Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, and Jeremy Tedesco, who serves as senior counsel and vice president of U.S. Advocacy and Administration for the Alliance Defending Freedom, discuss the story and the questions behind the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil… Read More →Video: Standing Firm When Your Faith Comes Under Attack
Christian Calling and Law Enforcement “Those two weeks (at Summit) back in the summer of 1994 changed the course of my life . . . I was a bit of a rabble-rouser back in the day. Aside from the Lord’s grace and mercy, Summit was the single most reason that I survived college, held on to my faith, and started my professional life with a solid grounding in a biblical worldview.” — Brian Skaret, graduate… Read More →Murderous Drug Enforcer vs. Summit Grad
Saying “God doesn’t care about politics” is a kind of “get out of argument free” card when under withering assault from the secular elite. It is the equivalent of saying, “Yes, I am a Christian, but the one true God doesn’t care about politics, so please don’t judge me by the political viewpoints of my fellow believers.” God cares about politics because He cares about everything. The reality is that God is concerned with His… Read More →Does God Care About Politics? Should we care?
By Dr. Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries The issue of immigration divides Christians because they get confused about what it means to be a citizen and how we ought to express compassion. Christians are citizens of two kingdoms. We are citizens in the Kingdom of Heaven and also citizens in the kingdom of man. Our dual citizenship is good for the world. We respect the government, but we don’t worship it. In America, many… Read More →Our Dual Citizenship: A Christian Perspective on Immigration
Over at BreakPoint our friend and Summit faculty member, John Stonestreet, weighed in today on the appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and addressed several important worldview concerns, including legal philosophy, the rule of law, the sanctity and dignity of human life, euthanasia, religious liberty, and abortion, all topics on which Judge Gorsuch appears to hold conservative views. Obviously, from a Christian worldview perspective, the makeup of the Supreme Court and who… Read More →John Stonestreet on Supreme Court appointee
In this interview, Aaron Atwood talks with Illinois State Representative Tom Morrison, a 1992 Summit Student Conference graduate, about the journey he took from Christian school teacher to elected official, and how Christians of all walks of life can get involved with politics.
Dr. Jeff Myers explains why it’s vital for Christians to move from apathy to engagement with politics in this presentation from Summit’s political training course, The Political Animal.
Tom Morrison, an Illinois state representative and Summit alumni, shares the story of how God led him to politics.
In the aftermath of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, Alliance Defending Freedom’s Dr. Jeffrey Ventrella shares his perspective on Scalia’s life, judicial legacy, and the future of the Supreme Court.
As Christians, how should we engage with the political process? If there was ever a time for Christians to be passionately and prayerfully engaged in the political process, the time is now. Here are five principles to guide your thinking as you prayerfully prepare to cast a vote.
As a Christian in America, it’s easy to feel like an outsider. In a growingly-hostile environment, it’s not hard to see why Christians gravitate to tales of defiance and civil disobedience. But civil disobedience is a serious step, not to be taken lightly. Here are the three questions to consider when evaluating civil disobedience.
In this talk, Hugh Hewitt tackles the topic of freedom – economic, religious, and political, and why he’s hopeful for the future.