Essay on the State of Evangelical Parenting

A just-published story in The Atlantic by Lori Gottlieb entitled “How to Land Your Kid in Therapy” raises some helpful questions about modern parenting and how it is stimulating narcissism.  There is some strong language in the piece, so I’m not linking to it.  I will, however, quote a section to show the strength of the ideas [Read More...]

The Link 11.13.09: Steven Curtis Chapman, Young Rapping Conservatives, and Sarah Palin Populism

1. Steven Curtis Chapman has a beautiful new album out called Beauty Will Rise.  Buy the album.  Seriously.  Even if, like me, you rarely buy CCM stuff, you should buy this one.  It’s filled with sadness, truth, and hope.  I don’t know that I’ve heard anything quite like it. Also, here’s a CNN interview with [Read More...]

Christianity and Money: Two Recent Stories from The Atlantic

The Atlantic has recently published two stories that touch on Christianity and money.  The first, “Did Christianity Cause the Crash?” by Hanna Rosin, covers the prosperity gospel.  Here’s a snapshot from the piece that touches on Joel Osteen: Your Best Life Now, which has fueled a TV show that Osteen claims is now seen in [Read More...]


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