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Category Archives: Life & Culture

Should Princeton Strip Honor from President Woodrow Wilson?

How do we deal with the mixture of good and evil we find in most American statesmen?

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5 Books You Should Read This Election Year

5 books for enduring an election year and engaging the political process well.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Politics | | 9 Comments

Colton Dixon and the “Craziness” of Saving Sex for Marriage

How online commenters responded to the idea of saving sex for marriage.

Also posted in Christianity, Culture / Entertainment, Music | | 3 Comments

Is Donald Trump Truly Pro-Life?

I find it difficult to cheer Trump’s conversion, because the reason he gives for being pro-life doesn’t correspond to the pro-life ethic.

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Wheaton College and the Courage of Being Confessional

It takes a lot of courage today for an institution to challenge a culture that has no patience for enforcing doctrinal guidelines.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Missions / Evangelism, Politics, Theology | | 2 Comments

From Stephen Colbert to Taylor Swift: 4 Reasons I Write Cultural Commentary

Whenever I write about the worldview of a cultural icon or a cultural artifact, I brace myself for the comment streams and Facebook conversations.

Also posted in Art, Christianity, Culture / Entertainment, Music, Politics | | 9 Comments

4 Principles for Parenting in a World of Video Games

Some tips from Kevin DeYoung, Dan Darling, Trillia Newbell, and Aaron Earls on limiting your kids’ access to electronic devices.

Also posted in Christian Living, Culture / Entertainment | | 6 Comments

What You Should Ask Whenever Pundits Talk About “The Evangelical Vote”

How can we predict what evangelicals will do at the voting booth? That question needs further clarification. What kind of evangelical are we talking about?

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The Gospel According to Taylor Swift

According to Jesus, salvation is not about finding yourself, but losing yourself in order to find yourself in Him.

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“The View” On “Being Good” vs. The Gospel

In 5 minutes on “The View,” we see how people view religion in society, as well as the counter-intuitive nature of the gospel of God’s grace.

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