Starting at 9 a.m. EDT today, marking this weekend’s 100-year anniversary of the founding of Planned Parenthood, America’s leading abortion provider, my colleagues and I at The Stream are unleashing #100ForLife, a 100-hour flood of articles and stories that focus on the blessings of life and the tragedy of Planned Parenthood. We’re also launching a […]
25 Lies Dominating Western Culture Today … and seeking to rule over your own view of reality. Not one of these is true. Even Christians are falling for some of them, though — especially the last three. Humans are unexceptional among the animals. Human nature is malleable according to human will. Innocent, defenseless human life is dispensable without moral […]
I hear it all the time: “Christians in years to come will be just as ashamed over the Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage today, as we are now about slaveholders in the South using the Bible to support slavery. So very wrong: and yet so close to the truth. I’ll explain why. First, here’s what’s […]
Book Review Think Christianly: Looking at the Intersection of Faith and Culture by Jonathan Morrow I have an all-too-large “guilt shelf,” which is what I call the list of books I know I should be reading. They’re books that I want to read—that’s why I have them—but I can’t seem to get to all of […]
Early yesterday morning Robert Jones asked a good question about same-sex “marriage” and its opponents’ strategies, on a thread that unfortunately did not go well. His question deserves a better home for discussion.
Back in October I explained why I think it is that same-sex “marriage” (SSM) makes so much sense to so many people. It’s because so many—not just SSM advocates—have bought into a distorted definition of marriage that goes something like this: Marriage is the legally-recognized faithful, uniquely committed, loving, social, economic, and sexual union of […]
Further on why same-sex “marriage” makes sense to so many: Marriage is under attack from multiple directions. It has been for decades. The current push for same-sex “marriage” (SSM) is the full flowering of that attack. The essential problem since at least the 1960s has been this: that marriage has been too often regarded as […]