How (and why) Adam and Eve evolved

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What really happened at the dawn of human existence? Were Adam and Eve real people? Was there really a Garden of Eden? Did sin really enter the world through a piece of fruit? Do Christians really have to believe all this stuff, even when science seems to point in a different direction? [Read more...]

Can gentleness save evangelical apologetics?

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“Apologetics itself has become a problem. It has become a problem in both its content and its spirit.” So says the late Dallas Willard in a new book about apologetics, The Allure of Gentleness: Defending the Faith in the Manner of Jesus, (HarperOne, $26.99). In a series of talks that were compiled and edited by [Read More...]

Progressive Christianity won’t give you measles

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Last week evangelical blogger Samuel James wrote a post in which he compared the anti-vaccine movement’s rejection of medical authority and expertise with progressive Christianity’s rejection of church authority and theological expertise. I’m sympathetic with James’ warnings against anti-intellectualism and rejection of authority, but I’m disturbed that he only identifies those tendencies in groups he [Read More...]

A Navy SEAL’s life-changing secret

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“Lady Valor” is a story about one person’s extraordinary journey from the pinnacle of military special operations to a groundbreaking public disclosure about her true self. [Read more...]

Strachan & Fischer’s Big Gay Slip’N Slide

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One of the canards of the anti-LGBT industry is the tired argument that accepting LGBT equality will lead us down the slippery slope of moral corruption. Capitulate when it comes to gay marriage and just around the corner we’ll be facing, in words from the film Ghostbusters, “a disaster of biblical proportions … real wrath [Read More...]

Can Christians and Muslims be friends?

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Can Christians and Muslims be friends? For Mennonite missionary David Shenk, the answer is not only a resounding yes, but a resounding imperative that we must diligently pursue and cultivate such friendships. [Read more...]

Does “The Moral Arc” bend towards truth and justice?

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Michael Shermer is an optimist who argues that religion’s tribalistic and xenophobic roots establish it as inherently opposed to true moral progress. [Read more...]

“American Sniper” misses the mark

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“American Sniper” is a lie that does a disservice to the truth and to those who died defending the truth. [Read more...]


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