Ross Douthat of New York Times on Campus Pluralism

Ross Douthat, columnist for the New York Times, published a NYT piece this week pointing out that allegedly “pluralistic” college campuses are struggling mightily to make good on their promises. In his piece, Douthat references the problems conservatives and Christians are having at different schools, and he links to my American Spectator piece, “God and Sexuality at Bowdoin,” on my [Read More...]

Vanderbilt Part Two: Religious Liberty Is Imperiled at Bowdoin College

Remember when Vanderbilt University capriciously decided to enforce a “non-discrimination” policy for student groups? This meant practically that religious groups, especially Christian groups, essentially could not select leaders who held to biblical sexual ethics. Sadly, my own alma mater, Bowdoin College of Maine, is doing something very similar at present. Bowdoin views Bowdoin Christian Fellowship (picture of [Read More...]

How Education Can Be (Profoundly) Evangelistic

How can Christian churches be an effective presence in a culture and society that seem increasingly hostile to them? It’s a tough question. It’s also one that every single pastor, elder board, and congregation needs to be asking. Here’s the reality: whether we’re aware of it, we are all “missional” now. If we would see [Read More...]

Making Men Moral: Seen and Heard Around the Conference

I want to give you a quick snapshot of the goings-on of this conference, held at Union University in Jackson, TN from February 25-27, 2009.  I don’t merely want to report what’s been said, but to give you a bit of a feel for this event.  That, it seems to me, is a huge part [Read More...]


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