We didn't argue that men were superior to women or that gay people had made some shoddy lifestyle choices any more than we argued about gravity or the law of the conservation of matter or entropy. Because, why would you?
Atheists in America face some measure of discrimination, and we want a way to talk about that discrimination so that it's taken seriously. But our approach thus far is setting us back, and may even be putting us in conflict with identity groups who could and ought to be alongside us in a struggle towards pluralistic understanding.
Starting Wednesday, I will forsake all sugar, salt, meat, junk food, fast food, coffee, soda, caffeine and all things alcoholic (I do drink non alcoholic beer which I affectionately call Lent beer).
It struck me that no person, elite or otherwise, would ever be moved to seek God by seeing in me what he could just as easily have found in himself.
You say you want a revolution Well you know We all want to change the world... But when you talk about destruction Don't you know you can count me out...
Maybe we could call a mulligan on how we evangelize. So we have forced conversion on anyone at the start, but what would this mean today?
I was really surprised by Matthew McConaughey's Oscar acceptance speech at the Oscars. I've attended a handful of the award shows, most recently the N...
You've probably heard the controversy about the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie Noah. In the last few weeks, I've seen numerous blogs, social media ...
Art historians, curators, and critics offer extensive commentary on the minutest details and nuances of artworks but ignore the glaring and obvious falsification of biblical history.
Most who watch the film probably care deeply about marriage and sexuality. These viewers believe in Jesus, and they look to him for guidance. Yet when it comes to Jesus, there is anything but certainty about issues of intimacy and sexuality.
In the Great Commission, he called for the making of disciples -- people who followed a teacher in order to bring about his or her vision of the world. So I say, if you're going to bring them to Jesus, then actually bring them to Jesus!
The same bill that was passed in Arizona then vetoed by the governor is in the Mississippi Congress right now. I changed my profile picture to protest what I think is a violation of human rights. I never knew rainbows made people so angry. Then the questions started coming.
Ever visit an historic church after it's been refurbished? With smoky grime washed away, colors become vibrant. Sunlight brightens once hidden corners. You see the church as never before. It's an old church, but suddenly it seems new, even awesome.
He felt classical Arabic should be the object of modernization, not spoken colloquial Arabic in all its permutations, and was instrumental in the establishment of "Al Majma' Al Loghawi" (The Arabic Language Academy) to attain that goal.
This coming Wednesday, March 5, is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Let's take a look at the historical emergence and spiritual significance of the Lenten season.
SB 1062 in Arizona was vetoed by Governor Jan Brewer! But not everyone is so happy about it. Amidst the hatred, there was actually more entertaining hatred found on Twitter.