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.
This week in our summer series of interviews with Summit Student Conference Faculty-in-Residence Dr. Mike Adams, Dr. Adams and Aaron Atwood tackle the gun control question. In this interview, Dr. Adams overviews the issue and offers perspective on how Christians can think well about gun control.
Clayton Lockett, who was sentenced to death after being charged with first-degree murder, rape, kidnapping, and robbery, writhed in pain and convulsed on his gurney for 40 minutes before dying of a heart attack. State officials are blaming an untested three-drug cocktail for an execution that many media voices are calling cruel and unusual – in violation of the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
French sociologist Alexis de Tocqueville visited America in the heyday of the 1830s and immediately saw the source of her strength: Americans, he wrote in Democracy in America, do not assume that government exists to solve their problems. Rather, they created flourishing institutions (families, churches, clubs, aid societies, and so forth) to solve those problems at the level closest to the problems themselves.