Society and Culture

The Bible has much to say about how we live within our social and cultural environment.

The Faith of America’s Presidents

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / February 18, 2019

As we approach Presidents’ Day, we are reminded of the important role of our nation’s leaders
since its founding in 1776. From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to those who govern
today, the lives and actions of these presidents have greatly impacted our nation and world.
Yet few recognize the vital role faith has played in the lives of many American presidents.

What does the Bible say about #MeToo?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff / December 13, 2018

America’s recent #MeToo movement has forced our culture to directly address how women are treated. As followers of Jesus, our goal is to honor him in every area of life, including how men treat women. What is the Bible’s response to this important topic?

Was David Gay and/or Bisexual?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / December 5, 2018

After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself. From that day Saul kept David with him and did not let him return home to his family. And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself. Jonathan took off the robe he was wearing and gave it to David, along with his tunic, and even his sword, his bow and his belt.

Treasuring Christmas

By JA Show Staff / December 5, 2018

I’ve always been intrigued by the phrase that, “Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart” (Luke 2:19). What does it mean to “treasure” the events…

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / November 28, 2018

What business does a Christian have celebrating Christmas, since the Bible gives no date for Christ’s birth? Isn’t Christmas as we know it only an old pagan holiday? If so, why should we celebrate Christmas?

What Is Advent?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / November 27, 2018

Advent began last Sunday to mark the beginning of the Christmas season. What is Advent? Why do many Christians celebrate this period of time?

What Does the Bible Really Say about Immigration?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / August 1, 2018

Immigration has become a heated word in recent American politics. Some want to “build a wall,” while others desire to “open doors” for those who seek to enter the United States. During this political battle, some have turned to using Bible verses to justify both sides of the debate, even using the same verses to prove opposing views.

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff / July 12, 2018

In the “Israel My Glory” magazine of December-January 1986-1987, there appeared an article called, “Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25th?” Since Christianity has its roots in Judaism, and not in paganism, let’s look to the Jewish roots for the origin of our date, as did this article…

How Can Christians Respond to Racism?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs / June 14, 2018

First, Scripture is clear all people are created in God’s image. Genesis 1:27 states, “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”

This Father’s Day, Say Thanks

By JA Show Staff / June 14, 2018

18 years ago, my father passed away after a long bout with cancer. He was 49 years old. When people talk about finding the cure for cancer, many think about…

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