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  • One More for the Christmas Movie List

    A few years ago I wrote a piece about Christmas films, identifying ones which contain a gospel (or social gospel) message, and which ones were simply holly-jolly fun.

    The other night I watched one I'd like to add to my list: The 1947 production of "Tenth Avenue Angel," starring Margaret O'Brien and a very young Angela Lansbury.
  • A Narrow Escape

    Baroness Cox, humanitarian and winner of the Colson Center's 1995 Wilberforce Award, narrowly avoided an attack by an Islamist group in Nigeria, according to Global Christian News.

    (H/T Mindy Belz)READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • A Limit to Sexual Fluidity?

    We often hear "sexual fluidity" lauded these days, but apparently it has its limits. It's okay for a person who always identified as heterosexual to fall in love with a member of the same sex. But, given the furor over forthcoming YA novel "Ramona Blue," it is not okay for a lesbian to fall in love with a guy.

    Gossip site Oh No They Didn't has the story. (Be aware, there's a lot of profanity in the comment section.)READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • CDC: Sexual Promiscuity Is Bad for Teens

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has published a study whose results are no surprise to those of us who have read the Bible. To state the result in politically incorrect but biblically accurate language: Sexual promiscuity is bad for you. Or at least, it is measurably bad for American teenagers. READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • With Endless Information, Can We Know Anything at All?

    Recently I was speaking to a group of pastors, youth pastors, and other church workers in Idaho. One pastor asked a question that, in my experience, perfectly captures the thinking process of many students today. He said, “My younger brother, a Millennial, is constantly on his cell phone. When I try to talk to him about God, he says that people disagree and so we simply can’t have any confidence at all in our beliefs.” How would you respond? Can we know things or are we lost in a sea of endless information?

    [For more, go to Sean's blog!]READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • 'Gilmore Girls' and False Gods

    If you caught last week's "Gilmore Girls" revival on Netflix, you may be one of the many, many people wondering what on earth went wrong with Rory Gilmore, who went from confident Yale graduate to aimless drifter. Here's my theory.READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • A Little Light Christmas Reading

    If you're in the mood for some Christmas-themed reading, here are two options! READ FULL ARTICLE »
  • C. S. Lewis on Disagreement

    Lewis's birthday is a great time to read a very timely piece by Michael Ward about how, as a Christian, Lewis learned to welcome disagreement and handle it with civility. Here's a sample: READ FULL ARTICLE »

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Worldview Bible

  • Isaiah 24:4-6

    The earth mourns and withers;
    the world languishes and withers;
    the highest people of the earth languish.
    The earth lies defiled under its inhabitants;

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