What can movies tell us about the afterlife?

Death at the Movies

What do our stories tell us about who we are? What do our songs, our books, our paintings and our movies reveal about the reality of our existence? Do our artistic expressions point toward deeper truths that lie beyond the merely physical, or is our creative output only a subjective reflection of our innate longings [Read More...]

The Embarrassing Speculations of Ken Ham

The Ant and the Grasshopper

This guest post is by UC supporter Pete Lefevre. Out of a morbid sense of curiosity, I watched the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate this past week. For me, the origins of our earth and our species have been amply explained through scientific inquiry and those who argue for a 6,000-year-old earth — who treat Genesis [Read More...]

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Challenge to the Church

Birmingham Revolution

“Race, as both a social construct and a visible reality, is the gigantic elephant in the American living room that some insist will disappear if only we would just ignore it.” So says Edward Gilbreath in the opening pages of his book “Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church” (InterVarsity Press). [Read More...]

Did the Ham/Nye debate really happen?


While there’s plenty to discuss about what was (or wasn’t) said during the Ham/Nye debate, I think the crux of the whole affair comes down to how one understands science. The foundation of Mr. Ham’s argument is his distinction between what he calls historical and observational science: There’s experimental or observational science as we call [Read More...]

The Ham/Nye debate in 40 seconds


Didn’t get to watch last night’s two-and-half-hour debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye? Don’t worry. Watch this and you’ve pretty much seen it all: [Read more...]

Don’t Cry for Me Argentina Pants


Taking out the old and bringing in the new. [Read more...]

Something needs to change here


Over on the Unfundamentalist Christians Facebook page, a student at Wheaton College shared with us the above photo of a sheet of paper he found stapled to a campus bulletin board. What’s typed on the paper is below. [Read more...]

If you take Paul “literally” on homosexuality take Jesus literally on money

Girl blinded by greed, money, profit

The reason anti-gay Christians invariably give for their conviction that homosexuality is an egregious sin against God is, “That’s what the Bible says.”* [Read more...]