What is the Alfie Evans controversy?
The case of Alfie Evans involves a critically ill infant in England. Similar to the 2017 case of Charlie Gard, this situation has raised questions around the world about whether the state has the absolute authority to block parental rights in determining the care of a child.
Alfie’s parents want to move him to a hospital in Rome, Italy, for treatment, but British and European courts have blocked their decision and sided with doctors who say that switching to…
The FAQs: What You Should Know About the Alfie Evans Controversy
What hath bodily resurrection to do with church buildings?
This question is vividly on my mind because the building where our church formerly worshiped is being converted to luxury condos, and ground-breaking just began. For the first time in 100 years, that sanctuary was empty and silent on Easter Sunday.
There’s an emerging trend of historic church buildings being bought by developers and converted to condos. In cities like…
Psalm 2 opens with the question, “Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain?” Jonathan Leeman’s study of Christian faith and politics, How the Nations Rage: Rethinking Faith and Politics in a Divided Age , is cast as an extended meditation on this passage, which provides this answer: “The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his Anointed, saying, ‘Let us burst their bonds apart and cast away their cords from us.’”
Therefore, Leeman—editorial director at 9Marks [read their…