"Social Values" Article Items

Christians often have a more conservative social opinion concerning many topics dividing the culture. These topics are explored here.

Homeschooling

School children who attend church on a weekly basis have a much better work ethic and graduation rates than those who do not.

Posted on May 4, 2020 by

Categories: Homeschooling, Social Values

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The question as to who has custody of children has become a central issue in the homeschooling controversy recently opened by a Harvard Law professor, Elizabeth Bartholet.  She is the faculty director of the Harvard Law School’s Child Advocacy Program who recently wrote an article which proposes a ban on homeschooling. This ban is predicated upon the belief that government knows best what is right for your child with the implication that parents do not.  The article alleges that some parents choose homeschooling with the express purpose of abusing their children and do this by providing religious instruction. The author… Read More »

Charitable Giving

Charitable giving helps both the giver and the recipient.

Posted on May 3, 2020 by

Categories: Charity, Social Values

John D. Rockefeller was one of the richest men who have ever lived. He is reported to have said, “God gave me my money” in 1905.  This quotation has been used to show the callousness and insensitivity of men of great wealth.  It sounds like justification for his hoarding such wealth while others in the country were suffering from want and even starvation. However, this is precisely the opposite of what Rockefeller was trying to say. But this was only the beginning of his quote, God gave me my money.  I believe the power to make money is a gift… Read More »

Fetal Ultrasounds and Abortion

Fetal ultrasound can determine the size, age, sex, and other characteristics of the pre-born baby.

Posted on April 29, 2020 by

Categories: Abortion, Social Values

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There is a relationship between improving fetal ultrasounds and rates of abortion.  Three-dimensional fetal ultrasound is particularly useful in demonstrating the facial and body characteristics of an unborn child.  The earlier two-dimensional technology gave much less facial detail making the image look less human. In short, improving ultrasound makes the “lump of tissue” within the pregnant woman’s uterus appear to be just what it is – an unborn baby. Planned Parenthood, Fetal Ultrasounds, and Abortion The Washington Examiner recently had an article concerning the use of ultrasounds in Planned Parenthood clinics. The heart starts to beat at about 4 weeks… Read More »