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September 28, 2012

Won’t Back Down

Won’t Back Down

This is a cultural crisis. What should Christians do? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. “Won’t Back Down,? opens today. The film stars Maggie Gyllenhaal as Jamie, a single mom desperately seeking help for her dyslexic child from a perpetually failing school, and Viola Davis as a teacher who joins Jamie to confront the school’s deep problems.

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September 27, 2012

Save us from the Cheerleaders!

Save us from the Cheerleaders!

Somebody needs to stop these cheerleaders… For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. There’s a real problem down in Texas. According to reports, last week, cheerleaders are out of control. Are they partying after the game? No. Do they have some sadistic version of a female fight club as a hazing ritual? No,…

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September 25, 2012

Red-Letter-ism

Red-Letter-ism

“Don’t quote the whole Bible. Just tell me what Jesus said.��? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. How many times have you heard this from someone when “gay marriage��? or abortion comes up? It’s a common line, but makes no sense.

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September 24, 2012

Disney Theology

Disney Theology

The world is divided into Cinderellas and Evil Stepmothers, right? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Our culture has an unspoken rule: you’re either a good guy or a bad guy. We see it in our entertainment, when we go to war, when a football coach gets caught in a scandal and…

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September 21, 2012

Fewer Marriages, More Happiness?


She thinks giving up on marriage is good for us. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. According to a recent Pew Research poll, marriage rates in the United States are at a record low. Not only that, but we’re marrying later and having fewer children than any prior generation. And according to…

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September 20, 2012

The Slippery Slope


Is polygamy and incest the “new gay?? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldivew, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Christians who argue that if our culture accepts homosexuality, then attitudes will also change toward other taboo types of sex have long been accused of alarmism. “That’s a slippery slope fallacy,? opponents have always replied.

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September 19, 2012

Just You Wait

Just You Wait

No wonder young Christians aren’t getting married! For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. “Just you wait!? I can’t tell you how many times I heard older Christians say this to my wife and I, as well as other young couples. “You’re in love now, but your time will come. The honeymoon doesn’t last forever.?

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September 18, 2012

The Science Guy Needs Some History


According to the “Science Guy,? thoughtful Christians are holding us all back. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. In a recent "Big Think" video, television science icon Bill Nye (“the science guy?) shared his feelings about those who dare question Darwinian evolution:

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September 17, 2012

Libya, Egypt, the Middle East and the Power of Worldview

Libya, Egypt, the Middle East and the Power of Worldview

Yep, that’s the power of worldview. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with the Point. Let’s be clear on something. Someone can have a big heart, be compassionate for people, with the best intentions. Someone can have a sharp mind, focused and thoughtful and very intelligent. But their worldview will either enables them to see…

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September 12, 2012

Another Victim of the Cultural Identity Crisis

Another Victim of the Cultural Identity Crisis

Why is religious freedom eroding in America? Stay tuned. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Every political act assumes, at bottom, a view of humanity.

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September 11, 2012

Protection

Protection

It’s called protection, but it shouldn’t be. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Abortion was celebrated anew at the Democratic National Convention last week. Nearly every speaker, including Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University student that demands free contraception, demanded that abortion should be offered without restriction as a central to women’s health care. As Timothy Stanley noted at CNN.com, gone are the days of “safe, rare, and legal.? Now it’s so-called “reproductive freedom.?

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September 10, 2012

Doubt as a Step Forward


Are you plagued by doubt? That may be good news after all. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Last week on the Christianity Today blog, Kara Powell, the executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute reported the findings of a study of youth group grads in their first three years of college.…

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September 07, 2012

Cheating? Why Not?

Cheating? Why Not?

Big cheating scandal at Harvard… are you surprised? For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. According to reports last week, a cheating scandal involving dozens of students at Harvard University is being investigated. If implicated, these students could face penalties from a good scolding to expulsion.

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September 06, 2012

Jason Biggs and Extended Adolescence


He’s the same in the movies as he is in real life. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Jason Biggs is a successful actor, if by that you only mean someone who has been in movies that have made money. His fame and money came from the raunchy American Pie movies, whose…

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September 05, 2012

Just Not True

Just Not True

Actually, the history of Western Civilization doesn’t show that. For the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point. Apparently, the Freedom from Religion Foundation not only wants to replace Christian expression from the public square with the religion of atheism, they also want to change history. According to their website: “The history of Western civilization…

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