You Gotta Believe! — rewriting 1973 to make ourselves happy

Watching Game 7 of that World Series on television back in New Jersey, I cheered and cheered. I didn’t cry at all because Wayne Garrett didn’t pop out to shortstop and I get to remember 1973 exactly the way I want to, the way I wish to, just like Al Mohler does. [Read more…]

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Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Caleb’s clan. [Read more…]

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Evangelical men need to stop lying about women’s health

This is a deliberate lie. This is a deliberate lie that white evangelicals are eager to believe because it allows them to pretend that Planned Parenthood is utterly wicked and therefore that they, by opposing Planned Parenthood, are utterly righteous. [Read more…]

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Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Ownership of slave children. [Read more…]

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Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Go to my kindred. [Read more…]

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Agreeing on the problem (but not agreeing that it is a problem)

The good news is that there seems to be complete agreement on the nature of the problem Peter Enns identifies. And the bad news is there still seems to be disagreement that it’s actually a problem. [Read more…]

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Why should the Devil have all the good music — and Taylor Swift and One Direction too?

The Billboard charts, as filtered through Dan Le Sac and Christianity Today, can tell us which recording artists are destined for an eternity of conscious torment. (Sorry, Marcus Mumford, One Direction and Pink, but it looks like you’ll be joining the Singing Nun … in Hell!) [Read more…]

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Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Absalom and Amnon. [Read more…]

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