Category Archives: Life & Culture

Should We Pull the Plug on Cable News?

Three problems with the atmosphere of cable news, and why we may be better neighbors without it.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Politics, This Is Our Time | | 19 Comments

When Should a Church Address a Current Event?

When does a current cultural event necessitate a change of plans in your Sunday morning church service?

Also posted in Christianity, Church Issues, Discipleship, Politics, Preaching, World News | | 12 Comments

Fernando Ortega Gives Us Jesus

A new album on the crucifixion continues Ortega’s legacy of delivering musical and lyrical substance in a world of shallowness and superficiality.

Also posted in Music | | 7 Comments

Google on Abortion: 3 Fresh Ways to Make the Case for Life

Stephanie Gray’s presentation at Google offers fresh ideas for making the case for life.

Also posted in Pro-Life Witness | | 4 Comments

Don’t Take for Granted the Fragile Blessing of Civility

Recent developments should trouble the heart of anyone who loves liberty.

Also posted in Christianity, Politics, Pro-Life Witness | | 5 Comments

“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Netflix’s new teen drama on suicide is wildly popular. I cannot overstate how destructive it is.

Also posted in Christian Living, Clear Winter Nights, Counseling, Culture / Entertainment, Missions / Evangelism, Personal, Theology, This Is Our Time | | 29 Comments

Steven Curtis Chapman and the Christian Life as a ‘Great Adventure’

An appreciation of the autobiography of one of my favorite singers.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Music | | 4 Comments

The 5 Weightiest Words of Love

Why the wedding day is tied to the funeral service.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, This Is Our Time | | 4 Comments

Why Our Son Doesn’t Have a Smartphone

Maybe we parents, who are too often glued to our phones, should contemplate what we’re saying “yes” to.

Also posted in Christian Living, Culture / Entertainment, Technology | | 18 Comments

‘Alternative Facts’ and Christians as Gullible Skeptics

We’re skeptical toward mainstream media, and gullible toward sites that affirm what we already believe.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Politics | | 24 Comments