Mandated Giving Doesn't Come from the Heart

Latter-day Center for Moral Liberalism Quote of the Day I cannot see how this method of redistributing wealth has anything to do with the Gospel....

In Wisdom and Order

In the Book of Mormon, King Benjamin teaches us a thing or two about charity. He writes: And now, for the sake of these things...

The Charity of Picking a Man’s Pocket

To take from one, because it is thought that his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to...

The Charity of Picking a Man's Pocket

To take from one, because it is thought that his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to...

Bastiat's Christian Defense of Morality in the Law

by Steve Farrell Sometimes secularism sounds legitimate. One of the more thoughtful arguments used by proponents of a secular state, or of a state that mandates...

Public Christianity

by Steve Farrell Nowadays, in order to justify each and every sin under the sun, each and every assault upon the moral fiber of a...

When is Religion Forced, by Steve Farrell

Have you heard this one lately? "Don't shove your religion down my throat!" In this hypersensitive age, who hasn't? All too frequently, such denunciations come in...

Moral Beings and the Law, by Steve Farrell

Silent No More, Part 2 I am always puzzled by the query "Why do you Christians insist on legislating morality?" I suspect those who ask...

Horace Mann's Balanced Vision for Public Education, by Steve Farrell

The fundamentals of what was once considered vital to a public education, here in the United States, have spiraled dangerously downward over time...

Apologizing for the Right to Life, by Steve Farrell

Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 20 Seven years ago, in a presidential debate, one of the candidates was handed a heaven-sent moment to testify...

Why Sabbath Civil Laws Still Matter, by Steve Farrell

As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we believe, and declare that the heavenly commandment "to remember the Sabbath, to...

Moral Anarchy: Seedbed of Tyranny, by Steve Montgomery

Ok, so it's a bad movie. But even bad movies can have great lessons. I speak of the 1999 theatrical flop, "Wild Wild West."...

Private Property: Right From God, Friend of Republics, by Steve Farrell

Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 18 To possess a memory is to be blessed with a priceless good. It is our link to the...

'Thou Shalt Not Profane God:' A Public or Private Principle of Law? by Steve...

Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 17 “One man’s vulgarity is another man’s lyric,” indicated a Supreme Court justice over three decades ago. (1) The justice...