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Everett Piper

Everett Piper

Everett Piper (, @dreverettpiper), a columnist for The Washington Times, is a former university president and radio host. He is the author of “Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth” (Regnery). He can be reached at

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FILE - A cross is seen on top of the steeple at the Saint Stephen Lutheran Church Tuesday, June 22, 2021, in Milwaukee. Wisconsin

Ask Dr. E: Does God choose us, or do we choose God?

Our daughter attends a Christian school where the issue of election vs. man's free will was recently brought up. We always try to go to Scripture on such things, but we have a lot of questions regarding this topic. Published November 8, 2023

Students walk through a gate at Harvard University, Thursday, June 29, 2023, in Cambridge, Mass. In the wake of a Supreme Court decision that removes race from the admissions process, colleges are coming under renewed pressure to put an end to legacy preferences, the practice of favoring applicants with family ties to alumni. At Harvard, which released years of records as part of the lawsuit that ended up before the Supreme Court, legacy students were eight times more likely to be admitted, and nearly 70% were White, researchers found. (AP Photo/Michael Casey) **FILE**

Ask Dr. E: What is higher education for?

My husband thinks we should limit our son's college options to only conservative Christian schools. Because of our son's IQ, I think we should consider letting him attend a more prestigious secular school. What do you think? Published November 1, 2023

Higher education and its moral boundaries Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

What happens in Israel will not stay in Israel

This past week, as images of hundreds of mutilated Israeli bodies flooded the news, talking heads in the media repeatedly asked, "How could this happen?" Published October 14, 2023

Illustration on "cafeteria style" Christianity by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

The hard lines of Christianity

Doctrinal positions aren't meant to be musical chairs. The level of commitment to those doctrines isn't up for grabs. Christianity is not a faith of half measures; it is an all-in proposition. Published October 8, 2023

Illustration on the lack of interest in seeking answers to big questions by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

In a time of big questions, do we want answers?

More than 60 years ago, in "The Abolition of Man," C.S. Lewis challenged all thinking people to ask questions with honesty, humility, and a hunger for truth. Published September 23, 2023

President Donald Trump holds a Bible as he visits outside St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House Monday, June 1, 2020, in Washington. Part of the church was set on fire during protests on Sunday night. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Ask Dr. E: Does religion belong in politics?

My son says Christians should keep their religious beliefs and values to themselves, honor the separation of church and state, and stay out of politics. How should I respond? Published September 20, 2023