Tag "Christian Ethics"

Should I Tell My Child He Was Conceived in Rape?

Below is our latest “Question and Ethics” case study question. You remember the way it works. Let me know how you’d answer the question, and post it in the comments. I’ll weigh in with my thoughts later. Dear Dr. Moore, My wife has been hurt horribly by a secret no one knows but her parents and me. Years ago, when she was shortly out of high school, she was brutally

How Much Do I Need to Know About My Potential Spouse's Sexual Past? My Response

Below is a “Questions and Ethics” letter I posted a while back. Here are some of your responses to this query. Below is my response to the writer. Dear Dr. Moore, I am a young single Christian woman. I made a commitment at a very young age to remain sexually chaste, and I’ve done so. I have dated other boys, but always just in groups in a very casual setting.

How Much Do I Need to Know About My Potential Spouse's Sexual Past?

Below is the latest installment of our “Questions and Ethics” series. As always, read the scenario below and let me know in the comments section what I should advise in the situation. What would you counsel? Dear Dr. Moore, I am a young single Christian woman. I made a commitment at a very young age to remain sexually chaste, and I’ve done so. I have dated other boys, but always

Is Embryo Adoption Immoral?

I received an email from a man who was upset about a couple in his extended family who are pursuing a so-called “snowflake adoption,” the adoption of a “frozen embryo” (to use, for clarity’s purpose only, the satanically clinical lingo of the current era). This couple had been led to do this after reading Adopted for Life, so he wanted to correspond. How, he wondered, could I support this kind

Is It Okay for Me to Opt Out of Social Security? My Response

Last week I posted the following question. You weighed in here. Now it’s my turn. Dear Dr. Moore, I’m a young Baptist minister. As I was about to be ordained, I was told that I’d now be considered “self-employed” for purposes of paying my Social Security payroll taxes. This means the church won’t pay th part an employer typically pays for social security, but I’d pay the whole thing on