February 09, 2016
Perhaps a large part of The X-Files’ success was its central paradigm of faith and reason working together — interrelating and complementing one another. This approach to the quest for evidence (remaining the foundation of the story, even in 2016) demonstrates the role of faith, common sense, and courtesy in the intellectual life in a way seldom matched today.
- Posted at 10:02 am by Hannah Long
February 03, 2016
- Posted at 02:56 pm by Summit Ministries
February 03, 2016
As Christians, how should we engage with the political process? If there was ever a time for Christians to be passionately and prayerfully engaged in the political process, the time is now. Here are five principles to guide your thinking as you prayerfully prepare to cast a vote.
- Posted at 02:51 pm by Esther O'Reilly
January 22, 2016
Summit is looking for someone to write high school curriculum as a part-time 1099 contractor. Applicants must have experience teaching at the Christian high school level and a degree in curriculum development. If you're interested in being a part of what Summit is doing, we want to hear from you.
- Posted at 08:36 am by Summit Ministries
January 19, 2016
As a Christian in America, it's easy to feel like an outsider. In a growingly-hostile environment, it's not hard to see why Christians gravitate to tales of defiance and civil disobedience. But civil disobedience is a serious step, not to be taken lightly. Here are the three questions to consider when evaluating civil disobedience.
- Posted at 09:51 am by Hannah Long
January 12, 2016
If critical reviews and box office results are any gauge, Star Wars is back and bigger than ever. So, what exactly has George Lucas and J.J. Abrams tapped into? In a world where pop culture fads come and go by the minute, how do we explain the enduring popularity of the Star Wars saga since it first took the world…
- Posted at 07:36 am by Esther O'Reilly
January 06, 2016
I recently found a note from my past. It was a single sheet of paper, covered in my childish handwriting, with a 50-item list of my 1997 New Year's resolutions. It was cute...mostly. Looking back now, I'm struck by how desperately I was trying in my own power to be better.
- Posted at 02:37 pm by Paige Gutacker
January 05, 2016
Join Dr. Sean McDowell and host Aaron Atwood live at 2 p.m. (MST), Tuesday, January 19 to discuss "What's the big deal with pornography?" Pornography is one of the most common ways love and sex are distorted. Parents, youth pastors, and pastors need to understand how young people can be held captive by pornography, the consequences of the addiction, and…
- Posted at 09:39 pm by Summit Ministries
December 23, 2015
Around Summit, we spend a lot of time reading. Here are five new books that recently crossed our desks – by authors like Eric Metaxas, J. Warner Wallace, and John Stonestreet – that we think you should know about.
- Posted at 02:36 pm by Matt Shervheim
December 16, 2015
Confession: I've been learning a lot about ways I get Christmas wrong. Sometimes I get so dizzy finishing school and end-of-year work projects, attending Christmas parties, and traveling that I come up for air, dazed and confused, sometime in mid-January. Sound familiar? But this year, I don't want to miss the invitation to slow down, wait, expect, pray, hope...and receive.
- Posted at 08:41 am by Paige Gutacker
December 15, 2015
It's been a dark, violent season. In the aftermath of another mass shooting, aggressive gun control advocates accused their political opponents of hiding behind prayer instead of taking legislative action. It's a vicious, petty mess, but underneath all the rhetoric and mudslinging of "prayer shaming" are important questions about prayer – questions we need to answer.
- Posted at 12:53 pm by Hannah Long
December 15, 2015
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- Posted at 12:35 pm by Summit Ministries
December 11, 2015
December 7, 1941, was a clear day in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. For the soldiers and sailors stationed there, a day like any other. For the Japanese pilots approaching from the west, it was the day they would bring America into World War II. Hannah Long shares the lesson that historic event holds for us today.
- Posted at 08:00 am by Hannah Long
December 10, 2015
We're excited to announce the latest addition to the Summit STAND Conference – former presidential candidate and member of the U.S. House of Representatives Michele Bachmann. You'll benefit from hearing her point of view on America, freedom, and the courage it takes to live your convictions under intense scrutiny at Summit's STAND Conference, March 6-10.
- Posted at 02:42 pm by Summit Ministries
December 04, 2015
As we enter December, we tend to hear more about Christmas than Advent. After all, Christmas is celebration and feasting, while Advent focuses on waiting itself – decidedly less exciting. But in skipping over Advent, we're missing an important opportunity. Here are five reasons to embrace the season of Advent this year.
- Posted at 09:09 am by Hannah Long