The Big Picture 72: Do Older Christians Really Need to “Knock it Off”?

[display_podcast]I’m over 45 and I scare your children. Does my age disqualify me from speaking up about politics and culture? Do I really need to ‘knock it off!’? Andy Stanley says so. I’m Joel Fieri, and welcome to “The Big Picture’ podcast, where we seek to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society.Pastor Andy Stanley has gone viral lately with a couple Internet videos, one regarding political fear mongering and … [Read more...]

Church for Men 28: Why Informality Is Suddenly OK

[display_podcast] (Author’s note: This post originally appeared in January 2013. It was part of a series about the huge changes that are rocking Western society – and their impact on men and the church. I am not advocating these changes; I’m simply trying to explain why they’re happening, to help believers respond with greater understanding to those they may disagree with.) I’m one of the millions of viewers enchanted by one of TV’s hottest show – Downton Abbey. It’s the story of an aristocrati … [Read more...]

Church for Men 24: Why Extramarital Sex Is Suddenly OK

[display_podcast] (Author’s note: This post originally appeared in January 2013. It was part of a series about the huge changes that are rocking Western society – and their impact on men and the church. I am not advocating these changes; I’m simply trying to explain why they’re happening, to help believers respond with greater understanding to those they may disagree with.) During the 2012 presidential campaign, a Democratic activist was quoted on NPR saying, “When it comes to sex, the Republic … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Can We Be Moral Without God? With Frank Beckwith, part 2

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.If you think about it, today’s New Atheists must believe in some kind of objective Moral Law. It is almost impossible for anyone to reject.For instance, here’s something that happened to me a while back:While I was teaching philosophy at UNLV, I was invited to be on a panel discussion called “Sex, Laws and Videotapes”. It was actually a discussion about morality and the media, and they had invited a very ecl … [Read more...]

The Big Picture Podcast 59: The Math Still Doesn’t Add Up

[display_podcast] Welcome to the Big Picture Podcast. I’m Joel Fieri and this podcast seeks to begin and hopefully sustain a conversation about current trends, ideas and issues in the Church and greater society. School has started up again; and as parents do when school starts up, my wife and I recently attended an open house at our daughter’s school. We met the teachers, saw her class work, talked to other parents. So far, so good. Afterwards, there was an “informational meeting” in the gym … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 2: Parenting Through the Holidays with John Stonestreet

[display_podcast] Welcome to Parent Like You Mean It – I’m Jefferson Drexler and this is the podcast where we talk about what it means to parent intentionally, instead of just letting life happen to you and your kids.  Too often, we get bogged down by life’s circumstances: work, school, meetings, little league games, dance recitals, picking up the house, folding the laundry, re-folding the laundry, feeding the dog… there is perpetually 25 hours worth of things to take care of each and every day. … [Read more...]


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