Why Release a Statement on Racism and Social Justice?

SES recently released a rather lengthy statement outlining our specific take on current racial tensions and social justice issues. After two months of national unrest over these issues, why release a statement now? Hasn’t everything been said from a Christian position that needs to be said? Those are fair questions. It would seem that it […]

Should Christians Condemn Capitalism for Causing Poverty?

We have all heard the claim in our society that the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. It is true that there are a lot of poor people in the world. Jesus told us that the poor would always be with us (Mark 14:7). However, capitalism, where individuals own the means […]

Social Justice Is Unjust

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Most Americans started their school day with saying the Pledge of Allegiance which contained the words, “with liberty and justice for all.” We are taught growing up that justice is a good thing because it is. Children are heard on playgrounds saying, “That’s not fair,” when they are wronged. This points to the fact that […]

Does Christianity Oppress Women?

By SES Alumni Dianna Newman and Nora Hale,  It’s interesting to see what happens when an anti-Christian group desperately wants to debate you on a controversial question about Christianity, making it very clear that they don’t want discussion. Not only that, but it’s also interesting to see what happens when the same group cancels the […]