When ISIS Bombs a Church on Palm Sunday, What’s their Endgame, and How Can We Subvert it?

The ISIS endgame is a hustle: carry out acts of violence so despicable that they create world-wide backlash & war. I am bewildered by the footage of bombs going off inside Christian churches in Egypt while worshippers gather to celebrate on Palm Sunday. Grief. Sadness. Confusion. I will never understand what could possibly consume a person [Read More…]

Monday Morning Confessional

I confess that I don’t get why people are so upset about Ben Affleck as Batman. I like Ben Affleck. Maybe its because I never saw Gigli? I did see Pearl Harbor, though… ouch. But I also saw Argo, and Good Will Hunting, both of which I think are amazing films. Perhaps even more impressive is [Read More…]

They are Burning Christian Churches in Egypt

For years I’ve kept a few key-word email alerts at The New York Times. If the paper of record is talking about Christians, Christianity, evangelicals, or the church I get a notification so I can make sure and read it. Typically I get about one a week. Recently I’ve been getting multiple alerts per day [Read More…]