Category Archives: Life & Culture

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.

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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.

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Stephen Colbert on Being a “Fool for Christ”

If, ten years ago, someone had told me that today I would be writing an article about the theology of a late-night talk show host, I wouldn’t have believed it.

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The History Channel’s “ALONE” and What We Learn from Its Contestants

In this reality show, we get a glimpse into the worldview of a society that is longing for spiritual purgation and earthly significance – but doesn’t know where to find it.

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Don’t Let The Media Control Your Experience of Election 2016

One of the biggest forces in an election year isn’t the candidates themselves but the journalists who want to win your eyeballs — on their print pieces, online articles, television talk shows, or viral videos.

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Why Hillary Clinton Was Wrong to Compare Pro-Life Advocates to Terrorists

If you believe in human rights for all, including the unborn, you “don’t want to live in the modern world.” Your position is “extreme” — something we’d expect from “terrorist groups.”

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The Shrug That Scares Me To Death

The absence of societal shuddering in response to the Planned Parenthood videos frightens me more than the videos themselves.

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“Shocking Videos!” and the Art of Looking Away

Brought face to face with video evidence of injustice, we do back flips to avoid the conclusion that there is a pattern of injustice and we should do something about it.

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Top 10 Quotes from the Dissenting Justices on Same-Sex Marriage

“Just who do we think we are?”

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Tim Cook on Values in the Workplace

How can citizens have a common life together when our reference points for morality and values are so vastly different? That question takes us beyond what Tim Cook calls his “North Star.”