LGBTQ advocates have long sought evidence for the claim that same-sex sexual attraction is genetically conditioned. “God made me this way” is a common claim. If it could be proven that same-sex sexual attraction is inherited, many would find it even easier to liken homosexual persons to racial minorities and...
Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Aug. 28, 2019“This is going to be a test,” says Nick Russo, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s federal coordinating officer in Puerto Rico. “The people of Puerto Rico have been through a lot, and we have learned the lessons of the past.” Russo made his statement as...
FacebookChristian Moore is an eight-year-old in Wichita, Kansas. On his first day of school this year, he noticed that a fellow classmate named Connor Crites was crying. Christian walked over, took Connor’s hand, and led him into their elementary school. He didn’t know that his new friend is autistic.  Christian’s mother...
Courtesy Southwest AirlinesA Southwest Airlines flight from Orlando to Washington was delayed for three hours last Thursday. That’s not surprising news in the world of air travel. What was surprising was how the gate agent responded. He played games with the passengers as they waited, from a paper airplane competition...
Here’s a sign of the times: a high school in western Michigan has been renovated to protect against a mass shooting. The design takes a cue from World War I trenches that were dug in zigzag patterns so the enemy could not shoot in a straight line down the trench....
The Holy Spirit is the most misunderstood member of the Trinity. Who is he? What does he do? Why does he matter so much in our lives today? I spent years in Baptist churches with no real introduction to the Holy Spirit. I don’t remember ever hearing a sermon on...
Is popularity the new prosperity gospel for millennials? The answer is yes, according to Relevant magazine. The Great Recession and high student debt have driven many millennials to abandon hope of financial wealth. But the ubiquity of mobile phones and instant access to social media are luring them to redefine...
Alyssa Milano, August 7, 2018.Alyssa Milano has made headlines often in recent years for her advocacy of abortion, the #MeToo movement, and various political candidates. Now she has revealed on her podcast that she had two abortions in 1993. She says she was in a serious relationship and was using...
It’s a familiar story: A public figure faces charges of doing something inappropriate years or even decades ago. It could be a serious moral failure, a youthful indiscretion, or a public-policy decision that seems out of step with the times today.  Accusations like these can provide a glimpse of a...
Daniel Markovits is a professor at Yale Law School with previous study at the London School of Economics, Oxford, Harvard, and Yale Law School. In The Atlantic, he pulls back the curtain on one of America’s most destructive myths: the harder you work, the happier you’ll be. The dictionary defines...
Rashida Tlaib, March 6, 2019Here’s the article I wish I were writing today: the daughter of Palestinian immigrants is elected to the United States Congress, shining a light on the significance of Palestinian people everywhere. She returns to the West Bank to visit her elderly grandmother and to inspire...
“Any person could be attacked at any minute,” said a surfer who spotted a great white shark off Cape Cod. Researchers have identified at least three hundred of the huge predators in the popular area. Nine people were injured last night in Pennsylvania when lightning struck a tree, causing it...
The stock market fell more than eight hundred points Wednesday, the largest one-day drop of the year. It rebounded somewhat yesterday to finish up nearly one hundred points, but concerns about the global economy persist. The decline Wednesday was precipitated by a “yield curve inversion” that made headlines when it...
When I was twenty-four, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and the 12-Step program philosophy gave me the structure I needed to get sober. I’ll always be thankful for that. At the time, I knew very little about it, but I stuck around “the rooms” because I consistently met people who had been...
Philadelphia police on August 14, 2019.“I thank God for these cops.” That’s the sentiment of a woman protected by police officers amid an unfolding crisis in Philadelphia last night. Officers went to a house to serve a state narcotics warrant when they came under fire. Nearby daycare centers with dozens...
In “Young Washington: How Wilderness and War Forged America’s Founding Father,” Peter Stark portrays a deeply flawed and immature Washington, long before personal growth transformed him into the Father of Our Country. Stark writes: “George Washington at twenty-one was a very different Washington from the one we know and hold...
Jeffrey Epstein in 2008.The two staff members guarding the jail unit where Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself fell asleep and failed to check on him for about three hours, according to this morning’s New York Times. They then falsified records to cover up their mistake. The two employees were...
In We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis, prolific author Mary DeMuth uses Scripture, research, and sexual abuse survivors’ stories—including her own—to call the church into action against the evils of sexual abuse. Dr. Jim Denison interviewed DeMuth via email. This is their exchange:...
Protestors at Hong Kong International Airport on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019Hong Kong International Airport has canceled all remaining departing flights for the second day after thousands of pro-democracy protesters blocked the terminals. “Protesting in the airport is the best way to tell the world what’s happening in Hong Kong,”...
@JProskowGlobal“Dad has come home.” With these words, Roy Knight III described the remarkable funeral service held last Saturday for his father, Roy Knight Jr. Col. Knight’s homecoming made national headlines last week, and for good reason.  A true American hero  Roy A. Knight Jr. enlisted in the United States Air Force just...
In a week filled with bad news, let’s look at some good news. Actor Danny Trejo helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car in Los Angeles last Wednesday. Video shows him at the scene where two cars crashed. He says he crawled into the wrecked vehicle from one...
Al Fadi is a former Wahabbi Muslim from Saudi Arabia. He is the researcher, editor, writer, and translator for numerous ministries, including "Answering Islam" and runs an outreach ministry designed for non-Muslim and Christians. Al Fadi came to America to convert people to Islam, but was challenged by his...
Speaking at TED in 1998, Rev. Billy Graham marvels at technology's power to improve lives and change the world -- but says the end of evil, suffering and death will come only after the world accepts Christ.
Dana Milbank is a columnist for the Washington Post and a bestselling author. He has also been characterized as “extravagantly contrarian” and “one of the most extreme ideologues in the business.” Consider, for example, the title of his column following last weekend’s shootings: “Republicans’ thoughts and prayers have become a...
I sat in a lovely little plaza in Lille, France, assuming the most open body language posture I could muster. I looked foreign, helpless, and in need of a friend.  I guessed the Friday afternoon worship time at the adjacent mosque would let out in a moment and faithful Muslims...
President Trump will visit El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, later today as political conflict over last weekend’s shootings continues. Politicians and the media are also debating the role of gun control in preventing such tragedies. In a crisis, a secularized culture looks to the resources it has. Political leadership is...
The event is one of the most iconic in history. The 1936 Olympic Games are being held in Berlin, Germany. Adolf Hitler intends them to be a showcase of Aryan supremacy. But a black man from America named Jesse Owens defeats Germany’s athletes and Hitler’s racism, winning four gold medals....
In the summer of 2015, my husband, Daniel, and I discovered we were pregnant and that our first child was a little boy!  On the same phone call, however, we learned that our son was conceived with a life-limiting chromosomal abnormality known as Trisomy 18. Nothing can prepare you for that...
Note: I want to express my deep gratitude to my son, Ryan Denison, for writing The Daily Article while my wife and I were on vacation. Ryan’s insights were biblical, profound, and practical. I am honored and grateful to share this ministry with him. Horror. Anger. Grief. Anguish. Heartbreak. Mourning....
Note from Dr. Denison: While my wife and I are on vacation, our oldest son, Ryan, is writing The Daily Article. Ryan is an MDiv graduate of Truett Seminary and currently completing his PhD in Church History at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute. He has written The Daily Article...
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