Culture

The Road to the Future We Want, Passes Through the Past We’ve Forgotten

Imagine a world with fewer bullies, less violent crime, less poverty, fewer teenage pregnancies, greater academic excellence, higher self-esteem and less narcotic use. Most of us would welcome such a world (regardless of political persuasion, philosophical or theological worldview), even though we may disagree on how to achieve it. While …

Read More »

Why Making a Case for the Bible Is More Important Than Arguing About Politics

We’ve just experienced an unprecedentedly contentious and polarizing political season. Throughout this time, I’ve been tempted to enter the fray, especially on social media, where I’ve observed several heated exchanges between my friends and family members. I refrained from commenting or arguing about politics, however, and a few of my …

Read More »

So Who Did You Thank on Thanksgiving?

Like most Christian holidays, Thanksgiving has become a secular institution in America, moving from a meaningful religious celebration to a benign cultural tradition. This is the case for most other Christian holidays as well. Let’s face it, Christmas is more about Santa than Jesus, and Easter is more about the Bunny …

Read More »

Christian Parents, Are You Ready to Navigate the Public School System?

If you’re a parent, I’m sure you’re concerned about your child’s educational training, especially if your kids are enrolled in the public school system. My wife, Susie, and I have certainly explored all the options with our own four children. We’ve homeschooled and enrolled our kids in both public and …

Read More »

Six Things That May Change the Way You Think About Police Officers

After the horrific events of last week, I’ve been asked repeatedly about race relations in America, the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police officers, and the increasing violence against police officers. As a member of the law-enforcement family (and a member of the Christian community), I would like …

Read More »