The Bible is replete with commands to persevere, especially in the face of injustice.
If you truly believe in the value of life, you care about all of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society.
If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ's transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church.
Every time we go to sleep, it's a rehearsal of the day when our eyes will ultimately close and we wake up on the side of eternity.
You better be very convinced, very sure, before you pull your plug or someone else's plug, that you know what's on the other side of the gravestone.
Americans are nervous; Americans are restless; and what troubles me the most is that Americans are uncharacteristically pessimistic.