Archives for Feb 6, 2013 @ 14:44

Soledad’s “Starting Point” Axed, but why?

From Newsbusters: When the story went viral that the network had ended the program because of its audience’s ethnicity, a CNN spokesman responded: To clarify, Feder’s issue with “Starting Point” was that the audience was too small and happened to be predominately comprised of minorities. A source close to the show insists that the ethnicity [Read More…]

What Men Want

From USAToday: [Read more…]

Immigration Reform and Evangelicals

From Carl Ruby: I (Carl Ruby) belong to a group called the Evangelical Immigration Table, a loosely connected group of evangelical Christians who are advocating an approach to immigration that is rooted in Judeo-Christian principles like respect for the dignity of life, the rule of law, and the importance of family. We are asking fellow [Read More…]

Why are People Gay?

Justin Lee, well known founder of the Gay Christian Network, both defines “gay” and then sketches typical claims about reasons why people are gay. He details this in his book Torn. “Gay” for Justin Lee means that someone is “attracted to the same sex” (52-53). It does not refer only to same-sex sexual relations or to [Read More…]

Zealotry Today

I hope to generate conversation, some consternation, and (at the end of the day) some light. Here’s my big point: Some evangelicals have been tossing sharp barbs for a long time at “liberals” or “mainliners” for disregarding the Bible. (It would not be hard to give good examples.) Most evangelicals criticize liberals on the basis [Read More…]