Your Morals or Mine? Learning to Navigate the Waters of Christian Ethics

Recommended Reading July 2022

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering Christian ethics, how Christians should view it, and how to engage in it. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that, hopefully, readers of this issue...

Plagiarism in the Pulpit

“Dad, what is a booby trap?” Recently, in conversation with one of my sons, the subject of guerilla warfare came up, which in turn led to explaining how booby traps have often been used in war. Because my son has not seen the classic primer on booby traps, the 1980s...

Are Wokeness, CRT, DEI, and Intersectionality Biblical or Biblically Unethical?

Does it seem to you that you woke up one morning and overnight the world had turned upside down? Definitions of life and its most basic elements had changed and continued to evolve. Truth became a depository for personal opinion, and some truths are negotiable,...
The Sufficiency of Scripture and Christian Ethics

The Sufficiency of Scripture and Christian Ethics

Christian ethics is that realm of Christian theology that concerns itself with taking the truth of Scripture and applying it to the Christian life. The sufficiency of Scripture concerns itself with the faith and practice of Christians and how they utilize the...

The Surprising Truth About Biblical Love!

The Surprising Truth About Biblical Love!

Western culture is hopelessly confused about love. The expression “hate crimes” is the first evidence. Hate and love are opposites. Today, hatred means disagreeing with someone about their politics or their moral stance on a subject like abortion or an LGBTQ issue. If...

An Interview with Dave Jenkins on The Word Matters

An Interview with Dave Jenkins on The Word Matters

Dave Jenkins is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and...

Moral Abortion

Moral Abortion

When initially given a chance to write this article, Roe vs. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court ruling that protected a woman's “right to privacy” under the “Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment,” was yet to be overturned.[i] While internal documents were leaked...

To Vax or Not to Vax?

To Vax or Not to Vax?

The Apostle Paul reminds the saints at Ephesus that they are at war. And not only at war, but a spiritual one; such that, even as we conduct life physically in this body, we engage in this battle on the spiritual plane. On top of this, we’re expected to stand, no...

The Ethics of Vaccine Mandates

The Ethics of Vaccine Mandates

It would be an interesting case study if we were to go back a couple of years and present to church leaders across the western world the extent of the tragedy we have now faced. I do not refer to the outbreak of a global pandemic, but rather, to the fact that so much...

July 2022 Editorial on Christian Ethics

July 2022 Editorial on Christian Ethics

March of the year 2020 will be a month that many will remember as the start of COVID-19. While we are currently moving out of this season of COVID-19 in most of the world, the question of what we learned as Christians is one of great importance. As I’ve reflected on...