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May 09, 2012

Bashing Religion


Why is everyone bashing religion? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. It’s becoming more popular by the day to criticize religion in favor of “spirituality" or “a relationship with Jesus." But when people say they hate religion, what they usually mean is that they hate legalism.

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May 08, 2012

The War Against Nuns?

The War Against Nuns?

Don’t believe the media spin. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Yesterday, I talked about Emily Herx, a Catholic school teacher fired when she tried to get pregnant via the process of in — vitro fertilization. According to news reports, this woman was a brave victim of a diocese who wants to deprive her of her reproductive rights. It’s the same “war against women? language we hear about the the Vatican’s rebuke of a certain group of American nuns.

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May 07, 2012

Fired for a Family?

Fired for a Family?

Fired for “wanting a family?" Not quite. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Emily Herx, recently fired as a Catholic school teacher is suing her diocese for unlawful discrimination. Why? Herx was undergoing in vitro fertilization to become pregnant. Media reports say that Herx’s diocese and school hated the fact that she…

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May 04, 2012

Oprah’s Christianity

Oprah’s Christianity

Christianity comes pre-defined. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. T.V. legend Oprah Winfrey admitted in a passing reference during her LifeClass Tour in New York last month that she is a Christian. “[but] I’m not asking you to be a Christian," she said. “It’s not required. I have respect for all faiths."

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May 03, 2012

Missing the Point of Contraception

Missing the Point of Contraception

Contraception isn’t the answer. From the Chuck Colson Center for Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Recently in Christianity Today, my friend Matt Anderson chastised Christians for their take on contraception. He was reacting to a recent Christian conference where over 60% of people said the church should advocate contraception to singles in order to reduce abortions.

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May 02, 2012

Civil Rights and Gay Marriage

Civil Rights and Gay Marriage

They marched for civil rights, but now they’re the oppressors? From the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. Nathaniel Thomas is used to taking controversial stands on social issues. He’s marched and protested for civil rights. But now, he and other black pastors who oppose so-called gay marriage are being accused of intolerance. Apparently,…

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May 01, 2012

When Hen Replaces He and She

When Hen Replaces He and She

They think they’re helping, but they’re not. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Yesterday I talked about the assault on gender taking place in Sweden. As Nathalie Rothschild reported in Slate magazine last week, it’s out of control—almost every aspect of society is being remade to be gender neutral.

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