Hovering over the discussion about whether God cares who wins is a predominant but twisted American value long ago absorbed into the sport culture itself: Winning is everything in life, and losing is for losers.Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Culture
Eugenie Bouchard, a Canadian women’s tennis player ranked #8 in the world, laid an impressive beating on her opponent in the Australian Open yesterday, 6-0, 6-3. But the news coming out of the match wasn’t focused so much on her game as on the on-court interview afterward.Continue Reading
Read the history of American celebrities backwards, and it will look something like this: Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Bono, Oprah, Prince, Cher, Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Jimmy Hendrix, The Beatles, Mickey Mantle, and so on. And if you keep stepping…Continue Reading
University culture, as the cutting edge of the spirit of the age, doesn’t make sense. No “marketplace of ideas” that precludes the authority of its Creator is ever going to make sense, and we certainly should not expect it to act in line with the honor of God.Continue Reading
The new Satanic Temple in Detroit may have only twenty members, but adherents to such an ideology are not nearly as rare as we might hope.Continue Reading
There is something wonderfully Christian about September, especially baseball in September. It starts as something in the air. The heat dies down, the wind picks up, the leaves start to fall. One season is giving way to another, and in some stories, this would be pure gloom.Continue Reading
Don’t just watch the Olympics. Be a part.
The Christian can enjoy the Games with more substance and depth than anyone. Here’s a call to Olympic viewing with spiritual significance.
Our God and his Book give us unmatched capacities to…Continue Reading
Did A&E know what would happen when it suspended Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson? Whether it was intentional or not, they are cashing in on trillions worth of free advertising.
Perhaps it’s really about LGBT rights at the cable and…Continue Reading
They say that chivalry is dead, that the medieval ideal of the humble knight is laid low in the dust. They were saying the same in C.S. Lewis’s day. And Lewis, rather than lamenting the loss of chivalry, sought to…Continue Reading
What if Tom Petty wrote an anthem for 21st-century evangelicals?
In the increasingly post-Christian worlds of Europe and North America, society relentlessly pressures biblically faithful Christians to back down. Back down on your stance against abortion. Back down on your…Continue Reading