“The unborn person doesn’t have constitutional rights…”

Presidential candidate Donald Trump has had a difficult week, seemingly in search of a position on abortion. He has put out at least three positions so far. Media on all sides are attacking him as either a dolt or a misogynist. Whatever you think about Trump, he has been socially liberal most of his life, and he has been in the process of rethinking, or at least giving the impression of rethinking, his prior views. … Continue reading

Creation vs. Evolution: The War of the Worldviews

by Dave Johnson (This originally appeared in the November/December 1998 edition of the MCOI Journal, starting on page 6) There are those who think that the debate over origins is just so much petty bickering among academics. They could not be more wrong. The creation/ evolution controversy is, in reality, a war between two fundamentally different and opposing worldviews. The outcome of this war will determine the direction of our society in virtually every area … Continue reading

Barack and the Borg

(Originally printed in the Fall 2009 Issue of the MCOI Journal) A Historic Election The 56th Presidential Election on November 4, 2008 wit­nessed the first time in our history an African-American was chosen to occupy the office of President of the United States of America. For many, this looked like a demonstration that we are a post-racial nation. Are we though? Actually, we would sub­mit that most of us passed into post-racialism a long time … Continue reading