Watson, Micah
3 Articles at Lifeissues.net


How Do Christians Know When Their Understanding of Scriptural Teaching Needs to Change? Ten Questions to Consider

We should be very wary of changing our minds about a teaching or practice that has been taught clearly, continuously, and authoritatively on the basis of scripture throughout the history and breadth of the Church. The following ten considerations can help us think carefully when friends inside or outside the Church ask us to reconsider what the Bible teaches

Date posted: 2021-09-19

"Conservative" Judicial Activism for Gay Marriage: With Amici Like These, Who Needs Enemies?

A group of distinguished conservative public servants, policy makers, and political operatives has signed an amicus brief saying the US Constitution requires the states to redefine marriage. They argue that this is the truly conservative position - but it takes quite a bit of logical contortion to accept their argument.

Date posted: 2015-06-03

Why We Can't Help But Legislate Morality

"You can't legislate morality" has become a common turn of phrase. The truth, however, is that every law and regulation that is proposed, passed, and enforced has inherent in it some idea of the good that it seeks to promote or preserve. Indeed, no governing authority can in any way be understood to be morally neutral. Those who think such a chimerical understanding is possible could hardly be more wrong. For, in fact, the opposite is true: You cannot not legislate morality.

Date posted: 2010-11-14