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The Arts and Christian Education

In a world where the arts have become increasingly irrelevant, and at best are often mistaken for mere entertainment, can the Christian justify a robust study of the arts not only for their intrinsic value (assuming we ascribe any), but also as a vital part of Gospel... read more

A Case of Mistaken Identity

A Case of Mistaken Identity In a culture obsessed with self-image and success it is natural to see our own self worth in terms of our own achievements. It is easy to believe that our value is defined by our abilities, that the smarter, richer, and more powerful we are... read more

Avengers, Anthropology and Awareness

Avengers, Anthropology and Awareness “I don’t trust anyone without a dark side. Call me old fashioned.” – Tony Stark After the Avengers get “pulled apart like cotton candy,” squeaky-clean Captain America and genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist Tony Stark,... read more

Bridezilla: Church Edition

Bridezilla: Church Edition Brides can’t stop thinking about their groom. Bridezillas can’t stop thinking about themselves. The church is like a bride, the Scriptures say. When the church fixes her attention on the Groom, she is like a bride being inspired to radical... read more

On Staying Awake in Church

On staying awake in church For a lot of people, the words “sermon” and “nap time” are synonymous. If you go back to the days of the early church, nobody slept through church. Not because the speakers were amazing, but because this thing called “church” was a... read more

Stepping on Lego

Stepping on Lego If you’re a parent, then you know what it is to ask your kids to clean up their Lego seventeen thousand times only to step on it an hour later and say things that bump film ratings up from PG to 18A. I write that authoritatively. Though from... read more
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