Announcing the release of my new ebook, How Would Jesus Blog? Answering Online Adversaries Jesus’ Way If you could know how Jesus would blog — especially when it comes arguments with opponents online — would you want to? Would you be happy to find out there’s a better way? There is! We’ve Been Bearing With […]
It came up again this weekend: a church leader saying, “We must not side with those in the church who would exclude a certain group of people. Jesus never excluded anyone.” This person didn’t name the issue. Of course we all knew what he was talking about, but he chose not to say it anyway. And there’s […]
What do scientists have to say to us about life away from Earth? Lots of “maybes”. Odd how the “maybes” sound exactly the same when they’re theorizing about life’s origin on Earth.
A dialogue: “I’ve realized I identify as a woman, so please refer to me with feminine pronouns.” “Well, I’ve realized that I identify as a perfectly tolerant person, even if I decide not to do that.” Now what?
Just published at The Stream, one of my more important articles ever: “A Time for Anger, A Time for Grief.” The Western world is in spiritual crisis like never before. Persecution of Christians is on the rise. Spiritual apathy is increasing. The LGBT movement is literally attacking Christian faith through charges of its being hateful […]
Over at one of my favorite blogs, Shadow to Light, you’ll find an insightful post from yesterday titled “Trying to Understand How Social Justice Advocates Think.” Blogger Mike there read through an essay from social justice advocate Nora Berenstain and found two themes to comment on: Tribalism: “Berenstain not only demonstrates tribalistic thinking, but seems […]
This assistant principal’s behavior is disturbing on many levels, most of which are too obvious to require comment. He’s rude and his language is offensive, even as he complains about the pro-life pair “harassing” students. You can add your own descriptions. But what I really want you to see is the collapse of American education, […]
The other day John Loftus wrote on Facebook, “Faith is an irrational leap over the probabilities based on at least one cognitive bias and buttressed by at least one logical fallacy.” I don’t respond to John very often anymore, but something about the context of this post piqued my interest; or rather, it was the […]
If you’ve heard about this weekend’s March for Science, and if you really stand for science, you owe it to yourself to invest your time in viewing this discussion. You don’t want to be fooled by politics and rhetoric parading falsely under the name of science. This panel of four well-informed thinkers will show you […]