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June 09, 2011

The Guilt of Christianity

The Guilt of Christianity

Still, the strangest part may be Bolkstein’s suggestion that Europe return to its classical values – you know, the “Enlightened? ones that birthed genocide and imperialism. A better idea would be to return to the moral guidance of Christianity -- at least that ended the slave trade and birthed science.

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June 08, 2011

Reese Witherspoon Wants Good Girls to be Cool Again

Reese Witherspoon Wants Good Girls to be Cool Again

The vacuum of true art is a huge opportunity for Christians to offer fresh leadership. Historically, Christians have led the arts. Rather than discouraging young Christians from going to Hollywood, we should be sure they are equipped and accountable, and send them there to make a difference.

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June 07, 2011

Don’t Ask, Do Tell

Don’t Ask, Do Tell

As Sean McDowell writes in YouthWorker Journal, “Rather than holding to the traditional definition of truth...youth today see truth as what “works,? rather than a belief that accurately reflects the world.? A lack of certainty on some things is a sign of humility, but a lack of certainty on anything and everything means a lack of conviction also -- on things that ultimately really matter. Come to ThePointRadio.org to see Mali’s video.

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June 06, 2011

Facebook and Friendships


But should relationships be managed? Should they be easy? Bill Keller executive editor for the New York Times thinks maybe that’s the problem. And I agree. I worry about a generation of students who have hundreds of friends online, but are bad at really being a friend. If we only want relationships that can be easily managed, we won’t be…

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June 03, 2011

Blinders or Vision? Why Worldview Matters

Blinders or Vision? Why Worldview Matters

As Marvin Olasky wrote recently in WORLD, a Biblical worldview expands the definition of poverty. Poverty is as much relational as it is financial. Solutions to poverty that ignore the inherent connection between work and dignity, or deny the central importance of marriage are not real solutions at all. They may be the best that limited worldviews based on materialism…

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June 02, 2011

Genderless Child?

Genderless Child?

Ironically, Storm’s parents made the choice to raise Storm without gender because they think parents make too many choices for their kids. Ignoring biology on behalf of their child is a big choice. And gender? God already made that choice, didn’t he? Genderless Child?

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June 01, 2011

Freedom: ‘The World as It Should Be’

Freedom: ‘The World as It Should Be’

Revolutions don’t bring freedom. Freedom requires seeing humans as created equal and possessing inherent rights. These ideas make sense through the lens of Christianity, but not through the lens of secularism or Islam.

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