Quantcast
This website is a member of Liberty Alliance, which has been named as an company.

Where Christianity intersects with politics, culture, and entertainment.


chain

5 Lies Christians Are Told

I love the Church. I have given my life to the Church. I believe in the Church because I believe the King reigns over everything. There is a lot to be praised and celebrated when it comes to the Church and Christian culture. There is another side though. We have bought some lies. These lies…

Dawks

Parents of Down’s children blast Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins has faced heavy criticism from parents after he said not aborting a baby with Down’s syndrome would be “immoral”. This week, two fathers expressed their outrage and disbelief at Dawkins’ comments and spoke of their love and respect for their children who have the condition. Writing in the Sunday Times, columnist Dominic Lawson…

Full Article

Why Won’t Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Answer These Two Questions?

While supporters of traditional marriage are often presented as driven by emotion and religiosity and supporters of same-sex marriage are often presented as voices of rationality and reason, the reality is quite different. Traditional marriage supporters have presented a view, complete with foundational principles, for state recognition of conjugal marriage while same-sex marriage supporters have…

Full Article
farris

Homeschool leader disavows ‘patriarchy’

Longtime homeschool attorney and advocate Michael P. Farris, who founded the Home School Legal Defense Association in 1983 and founded Patrick Henry College in 2000, issued a public statement Wednesday distancing himself from “patriarchy.” Specifically, he criticized the teachings of two leaders formerly popular among homeschoolers, Doug Phillips and Bill Gothard, who both recently stepped…

Full Article
platt

Platt: Stand, fight for religious liberty

Southern Baptists must boldly proclaim the Gospel as they fight for religious freedom in the United States and globally, David Platt said in an interview conducted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Platt, newly elected International Mission Board president, participated in an interview with Dan Darling, vice president of communications for the…

Full Article
isis

Second American Dies Fighting for ISIS

A second American citizen who died fighting for terror group ISIS in Syria has been identified as Abdirahmaan Muhumed of Minneapolis, reports have said. Fox News reported that the 29-year-old Somali-American died in the same battle as Douglas McArthur McCain, the first American to be identified as having died on the Islamic militant side. Muhumed’s…

Full Article
olympia

School district replaces football chaplains with ‘life coaches’

Troy Schmidt’s jaw dropped. A few minutes before, he had been preparing to start his seventh year as chaplain for the Olympia High School football team in Florida. But now, those plans had been changed – radically changed. “I received a call from the coach,” Schmidt told me. “He said Orange County Public Schools is…

Full Article
Comedy

Why We Need Comedy

“Are you sure about that?” This was the remark a very conservative professor made to me, over lunch, during my freshman year of college. He was responding to a flippant and hyper-spiritualized comment I made, something I was want to do in those heady days when I knew everything there was to know about the…

Full Article
obama-cross

Has Obama Suddenly Gotten Religion?

With the 2014 mid-term elections fast approaching, President Obama is desperate. How desperate? In recent weeks this man who has spent his presidency pandering to Muslims, has gone out of his way to work the God of Christianity into his speeches. How odd is this?  Consider. Thanks to secular humanists such as Barack Obama as…

Full Article
luke24

Can You See Too Much Jesus in the Bible?

Throughout history, Christians have affirmed that Jesus is the focus of Scripture. But one Bible scholar is being forced to take early retirement by a conservative seminary for seeing too much Jesus in the Old Testament. The Old Testament anticipates a Messiah—one who would fulfill the law and redeem Israel—and the New Testament presents Jesus…

Full Article
gereke

The Minister to Monsters

He was a minister to monsters. That’s what Tim Townsend writes of Henry Gerecke, the unassuming Lutheran pastor from Missouri who shepherded six of the most notorious Nazis to the gallows in “Mission at Nuremberg: An American Army Chaplain and the Trial of the Nazis.” The book is one of a string of new titles…

Full Article
mega

Smashing the Myth of American Church Success

There is a myth of church success in America that says, “The bigger the building, the bigger the budget, the bigger the attendance, the more successful you are.” In the sight of man, this might equal success. But in the sight of God, it may have nothing to do with success. In fact, it might…

Full Article