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August 7, 2014
It is commonly supposed that ours is a culture that worships sex. “50 Shades of Grey” was a publishing phenomenon and the movie trailer a smash hit on YouTube. Sadly, it is not that our culture worships sex too much, but rather we do not worship it enough.
May 15, 2014
Unlike Western churches, there is no sense of marriage as a contractual agreement between the couple. If there is a contractual element, it is in the Betrothal, and not seen as sacramental.
May 13, 2014
H.L. Mencken thinks such notions are more than foolish, and argues that marriage is a “status” more than a “contract,” and that the essence of a marriage relation lies in its merging of interests, hopes, fears, sorrows, triumphs and glories.
April 5, 2014
Research has shown that while the rest of the U.S. has become more accepting of same-sex marriage, Evangelicals have stood firm in their convictions and this is true for older as well as for younger Evangelicals.
March 29, 2014
If stories convince us that certain positions are absurd or foolish, reason, logic, and data will look foolish, mean-spirited, and absurd.
February 14, 2013
Last night, I was able to attend an excellent concert by Mumford and Sons in Fairfax, VA. They’ve been freshly dubbed with a Grammy for best album of the year–a most interesting category since…
January 28, 2013
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Katharine Jefferts Schori, recently addressed a gathering in the rump Diocese of South Carolina. Angry that most of the original Diocese of South Carolina has quit the…
August 2, 2012
Kevin Miller is hardly a household name amongst Evangelicals, but many of us are familiar with his work on films such as Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed starring Ben Stein; the Anti-Christian Zionist rant With…
July 19, 2012
In case you missed it, there is another degrading pop-culture phenomenon thrusting itself upon the masses. The best selling novel, 50 Shades of Grey has sparked a new genre known as “mommy porn.” The…
June 1, 2012
by Shane Ayers Orthodoxy is rigid, unyielding, and cold. It stands in stark contrast to warmth and welcome of tolerant, progressive, liberal Christianity. This is especially true in regards to homosexuality and same-sex marriage: …