Impact - May 2015

Modern Myth: All it Takes to Make a Family is LOVE

Recently a woman by the name of Meg posted a blog titled, “A Casualty of Love: The Daughter of Two Moms Speaks Out.” As someone who virtually lived the role of “Heather” of the infamous elementary school book, Heather Has Two Mommies, Meg has come forward to tell us in her own words what it was like growing up with two mommies.

She concludes, “We have to recognize that all children of same-sex parents are being raised in brokenness. Something precious and irreplaceable has been taken from us. Two loving moms, or two dads, can never replace the lost parent.” Continue reading

Modern Myth: All Religions are the Same…

It has become a truism in our culture that all religions, at their core, are really the same. Such a viewpoint can only be the result of theological and historical ignorance.

It evidences theological ignorance (and more than a little condescension) because it ignores the teachings of the religions themselves, many of which are mutually exclusive. For example, if Christianity is true (following Jesus, who said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me”), then Islam, which says that Muhammad is the one true prophet of God, is necessarily false—and vice versa. Further, some religions, like Buddhism, teach no belief in God at all. Continue reading