Eric Metaxas on National Pride and the Destruction of History

I had the pleasure of meeting Eric Metaxas a couple months ago, when he was addressing a room full of pastors and Christian thought leaders in Atlanta.  He let me record the talk, with the intention of publishing it somewhere down the line.  That line has turned out to be longer than I expected, but [Read More…]

Jobs for Jesus? What Would a Christian Steve Jobs Look Like?

When I heard that Steve Jobs had passed away, the first person I asked for thoughts was Andy Crouch.  Jobs was clearly a “culture maker” in multiple senses, and Andy (author of Culture Making) has established himself as one of America’s preeminent commentators on Christian faith and the shaping, consumption, and especially the production of [Read More…]

Remembering September 12th: Can Morning in America Dawn Anew?

Ronald Reagan’s famous “Morning in America” campaign commercial heralded the end of a long dark night in America’s common life.  By 1984, we had endured the malaise of the Carter years, the 1979 energy crisis, the Iranian hostage crisis, stagflation, and unemployment that remained in double-digits for ten months.  Yet the economy was growing again [Read More…]