Category Archives: Life & Culture

Pokémon Go in a Fractured and Flattened world

What the popularity of Pokémon Go tells us about American life and American longings in the 21st century.

Also posted in Christianity, Culture / Entertainment | | 16 Comments

Christian Music Radio is More Theological Than You Think

The idea that Christian Contemporary music is only sappy, sentimental, superficial songs is simply untrue.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Church Issues, Music, Theology | | 32 Comments

Christians Who Feel Marginalized Should ‘Go Local’

Life-changing things don’t just happen in Washington, D.C. The Spirit of the living God is in your local congregation.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Church Issues, Politics | | 11 Comments

Are Christians Too Focused on Religious Liberty These Days?

Religious liberty as priority, but not totality of our witness in the public square.

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Politics | | 11 Comments

GoatMan and BadgerMan: Should Humans Live as Animals?

For 2 men profiled in The New Yorker, “you’re acting like an animal” would be the greatest of compliments.

Also posted in Theology | | 3 Comments

When Your Political Ideology Turns On You

At Oberlin College, the ravenous ideology of identity politics devours its own devotees.

Also posted in Christianity, Politics | | 18 Comments

One Facebook, Two Worlds, Three Problems

Looking at the conservative and liberal timelines side by side, I realized why civil discourse in the age of Facebook is so challenging.

Also posted in Christianity, Politics | | 19 Comments

Why The Culture Wars Rage On

Today’s battlegrounds are only part of the story. The real differences lurk below the surface.

Also posted in Christianity, Current Events, Politics | | 1 Comment

4 Bigger Repercussions of the Bathroom Decree

Taking a step back and considering what the White House guidelines signify about our culture.

Also posted in Christianity, Education, Politics | | 28 Comments

Evangelical Voters and the Danger of Tyranny – On Both the Right and the Left

Andrew Sullivan cringes at the tyrannical tendencies he observes on the right. Evangelicals are just as concerned about the totalitarian impulses of the left.

Also posted in Politics | | 7 Comments