‘Macho Christianity’ Isn’t the Problem, Gimmick Christianity Is

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 8.59.28 AM Over at The New Republic, Elizabeth Bruenig has penned a lengthy report on the “failure of macho Christianity,” focusing on the rise and fall of two “macho” Christian pastors: Mark Driscoll and the lesser-known Heath Mooneyham. [Read more...]

Question for the New York Times: If Gays Are Offended, Do Christians Have Rights?


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Last month I wrote a short post responding to a New York Times editorial.  The NYT piece applauded the mayor of Atlanta for firing a Christian fire chief because he self-published a Christian book that contained a few comments endorsing traditional Christian views on sexual morality and handed out a few copies to colleagues and co-workers who’d expressed interest. [Read more...]

How Political Correctness Improved My Life

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The Left’s weapon of choice may be dividing the country, but it’s not winning converts.

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It’s Hard to Imagine Anything More Vile and Un-American Than Murdering Muslims for their Faith

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Like everyone else at NRO, I’m disgusted by the horrific murders of three young Muslims in North Carolina. We don’t yet know the motive. The killer was apparently a militant atheist who posted anti-Muslim and anti-Christian writings, and — as Jonah noted — was reportedly involved in an ongoing, petty dispute with the victims over parking. The murder is evil regardless of motive, but I want to take a moment to address three salient points if the murder was, in fact, wholly or partly religiously motivated. [Read more...]

The Moral ‘High Horse’ of Apologizing for Other People’s Actions: What Obama and Donald Miller Have in Common


There are few moral fashions more tiresome than the largely liberal tendency to “apologize” for the actions of others — whether it’s America’s past sins, the sins of Medieval Christianity, or the actions of your contemporary political opponents. [Read more...]