CBS’s ‘Intelligence’ Tests the Trade-Offs of Technology

Warning: This article includes spoilers for the early episodes of CBS’s Intelligence.On January 7, CBS launched its most popular show of the new season, Intelligence. Created by Michael Seitzman, Intelligence boasts an impressive cast that includes Josh Holloway (Lost), Megan Ory (Once Upon a Time), Marg Helgenberger (CSI), and John Billingsley (Star Trek: Enterprise). The series follows Gabriel Vaughn (Holloway), an agent commissioned by the fictional US Cyber Command to act as an “ … [Read more...]

Music Matters: Death, The End of All Things and Hope Laid Up in the Heavens in Muse’s “Exogenesis Symphony”

Each Tuesday in Music Matters, Matthew Linder explores the intersections of music, culture and faith."Our wonder will become realigned to God’s grace and our hope is not in escaping this earth but making our stand here as the God of the universe one day will bring heaven down to us."From the day we are born, all of us are spiraling towards one thing—death. Yet in most Western cultures we rarely think about death on a personal level. Not many of us wake up in the morning struggling “wi … [Read more...]

Ark Encounter: Should We Let Them Build Their Ark?

Answers in Genesis is seeking to raise $24.5 million in order to build a life size replica of Noah's Ark and they need your help. Sponsor a peg for $100, a plank for $1,000, or a beam for $5,000. To date, $2,182,550 have been donated to the cause: that is 437 beams, 2183 beams, or 4,365 pegs. They have a ways to go but you can help them get there. Consider with me, however, if the world really needs a life-size replica of Noah's Ark and whether Answers and Genesis can possibly do justice to the … [Read more...]