Correcting the Record for Associated Baptist Press

Yesterday, an Associated Baptist Press story by Bob Allen alleged that the Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood had taken down an article on gender roles in the new creation after online pushback. As Executive Director of CBMW, I feel compelled to respond due to the article’s numerous inaccuracies, all of which could have been [Read More...]

Guard the Flock: David Jang & “Second Coming Christ” Theology

Christianity Today has just published a major piece on a mega-leader named David Jang, whose followers may claim that he is the “Second Coming Christ.” Ted Olsen and Ken Smith have published this work of investigative journalism that I commend to you in order that you might know about a potentially dangerous theological movement that [Read More...]

What to Learn from the Zakaria & Lehrer Plagiarism Scandals

If you follow journalism as I do, you’re aware that it’s a big deal when a big-time journalist is busted for plagiarism.  Stephen Glass.  Jayson Blair.  It’s not every day that a major-media figure gets in hot water for passing off someone else’s work as their own, though I haven’t heard much evangelical talk about [Read More...]

Jonah Goldberg v. Piers Morgan and Why Christians Don’t Do Bad Journalism

This is an example of bad journalism.  Agree with him or not, Jonah Goldberg barely had a chance to share his views on CNN’s Piers Morgan show. Here is another example of bad journalism: Martin Bashir ambushing Rob Bell last year.  Not good, though I agreed with the stern critique of Bell. Christians stand for [Read More...]

The Power and Peril of Journalism: Pulitzer’s “World” and Luce’s “Time”

I recently had the chance to dig into a couple of good books: Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power (Harper, 2010) by James McGrath Morris and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century (Knopf, 2010) by Alan Brinkley of Columbia University.  Both are notable texts by major publishing houses that tell important [Read More...]


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