July 28, 2021

A Mel Brooks joke, the Catholic controversy over the Latin Mass, the worship wars, the varieties of liberal theology, and discussion of the bigger question: How, whether, and to what extent should Christians “keep up with the times”? Read more

July 27, 2021

Karen Prior rejects critical race theory, but she still sees a systemic dimension to racism. To explain what she means, she shows how the sexual revolution has permeated the culture and become “systemic.” There is a sense in which original sin is systemic. But some cautions are in order. Read more

July 26, 2021

Critical race theory opposes the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Their reasons demonstrate the problems with the critical race theorists’ ideology. And they demonstrate how critical race theory itself is an example of true systemic racism. Read more

July 23, 2021

Conservatives and Christians are associated with the culture wars. But the most aggressive culture warriors of today are on the left. And there are signs that the general public is getting sick of it. Read more

July 22, 2021

Democrats’ claims that state attempts at election reform are a return to “Jim Crow” and are a threat to democracy are demonstrably untrue. But their own advocacy of ballot harvesting, voting without IDs, voting in any precinct, and non-secure ballots harken back to the corrupt political machines of Boss Tweed and Richard Dailey. Read more

July 21, 2021

When, if ever, should a person leave a congregation or a denomination? Read more

July 20, 2021

What Paul means when he warns against Christians saying they follow Paul, Apollos, Cephas, or Christ. Read more

July 16, 2021

Satire has a long pedigree as a conservative literary form. But social media sites are trying to cancel the Christian and conservative satire site “The Babylon Bee,” branding its cutting humor as “right wing disinformation.” Read more

July 15, 2021

New research on religion in America has some surprising findings that go against the conventional wisdom.  It contains both good news and bad news for conservative Christians. Read more

July 14, 2021

C. S. Forester’s novel “The Good Shepherd” (made into the Tom Hanks movie “The Greyhound”), is about a Lutheran destroyer captain during World War II. It is also about vocation, which is also a major theme in Forester’s “Hornblower” series. Read more

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