Category Archives: Life & Culture

Before You Debate, You Have to Agree

If we as a society cannot agree agree on basic facts, then we will never be able to debate big ideas.

Also posted in Politics, Pro-Life Witness | | 12 Comments

Courage and Compassion in the Midst of Fear

When future generations look back in time, let us hope they will see that we met these challenges with courage, not fear.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Current Events, Politics | | 4 Comments

“Ressentiment” – The Danger That Destroys Your Hope

We betray our faith when we are united more by bitterness and grievances than by cheerful confidence in God’s good purposes for the world.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Politics | | 8 Comments

3801 Lancaster and the Mystery of Kermit Gosnell

The real mystery of Dr. Kermit Gosnell is not his identity as a serial killer who preyed on women and children, but this question: How could this go on for so long?

Also posted in Pro-Life Witness | | 1 Comment

Why “God’s Not Dead” Resonated, and What It Missed

The reason some kids abandon their faith is not because they go to college, but because they stop going to church.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Culture / Entertainment, Discipleship, Future of the Church, Theology | | 7 Comments

Recommending a Few of My Favorite Podcasts

I’ve received additional recommendations and made some new discoveries in the wonderful world of podcasting. Here are my favorites right now.

Also posted in Culture / Entertainment, Politics, Technology | | 34 Comments

Ben Carson and the Religious Test for Public Office

The fact that our country has never had religious test for public office, and that no one is automatically disqualified due to religious beliefs does not mean that religion doesn’t matter.

Also posted in Christianity, Politics | | 4 Comments

5 Steps to the Severing of Sexuality in the 21st Century

5 stages in the “disembedding” and “liberatation” of sexuality from the social contexts that once gave it its essential meaning.

Also posted in Christianity, Homosexuality, Theology | | 4 Comments

Our Tragic Response to the Oregon Tragedy

Witnessing all the online fury, I can’t help but feel like this unspeakable tragedy in Oregon has just become — if possible — even sadder.

Also posted in Politics | | 6 Comments

The Battle That’s Bigger Than The Culture War

Fighting for your rights in society is pointless if you’re not fighting for righteousness in your heart.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Devotional Thoughts, Jesus, Politics, Theology | | 11 Comments