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Elections Matter

Elections Matter

In today’s episode at BreakPoint, John Stonestreet relays some important news. He explains how President Trump’s Protect Life Rule, which will stop an estimated $60 million in federal funding to Planned Parenthood through Title X, will take effect immediately now that it has passed through the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Stonestreet is careful to point out how Title X funding has not decreased at all, but simply can’t be put towards abortions. The many… Read More →Elections Matter

How can we engage college students about important ideas?

How can we engage college students about important ideas?

How can we engage college students about important ideas? “At the end of the day people are people, and they want answers to the big questions.’” — Frank Turek, Author, Speaker, and President, CrossExamined Frank Turek discusses the importance of raising the big questions on college campuses. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and they’re all from… Read More →How can we engage college students about important ideas?

Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

In this episode of the CrossExamined podcast, Dr. Frank Turek interviews Lee Strobel, author of the best-selling book The Case for Christ, on his newest book, The Case for Miracles. In this podcast, Strobel discusses some of the interviews with scholars and miracles stories he heard when he was conducting research for this book. When Dr. Turek asked Strobel what the most surprising part of the project was for him, Strobel said that it was… Read More →Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

What I Learned about Friendship from Stranger Things

[Spoiler Alert: This article includes plot spoilers for season one of Stranger Things] After a young boy vanishes mysteriously, his three best friends (along with an embittered sheriff, a potentially deranged mother, and two troubled teenagers) embark on an adventure to get him back, enlisting the help of a strange girl named Eleven (11), whose talents are a bit beyond the ordinary. So begins one of the best original series on Netflix—Stranger Things. Recent studies… Read More →What I Learned about Friendship from Stranger Things

How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity?

How has social media impacted Gen Z's identity?

How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity? “Social media is creating an enormous amount of pressure of ‘This is who you’re supposed to be.’” — Mike Sherrard, Author and Speaker, Relational Apologetics Mike Sherrard discusses how social media changed the way younger generations view identity. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and they’re all from Summit’s… Read More →How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity?

Time and Eternity

[Warning: this article contains spoilers for the film Doctor Strange] “Magic’s just science we don’t understand yet.” This Arthur C. Clarke quote, uttered by Jane Foster in Thor, was the prevailing view of magic in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) for years. That all ended with Doctor Strange, which introduced the Astral Dimension and “real” magic. The movie centers around Dr. Stephen Strange, a world-renowned—and extremely arrogant and self-centered—neurosurgeon. After a terrible car crash ends… Read More →Time and Eternity

What role do emotions play in apologetics?

What role do emotions play in apologetics?

What role do emotions play in apologetics? “There’s more to helping people overcome their concerns with Christianity than just looking at arguments.” — Alan Shlemon, Author and Speaker, Stand to Reason Alan Shlemon highlights the importance of understanding emotions when discussing Christianity with others. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and they’re all from Summit’s world-class faculty… Read More →What role do emotions play in apologetics?

The Importance of Dude Perfect

Whether they’re launching a basketball off the top of a building into the net with perfect accuracy, poking fun at the many stereotypical characters we encounter on the soccer field, blowing up a watermelon with a shotgun, or throwing toilet plungers at moving targets, the guys at Dude Perfect never fail to entertain. Here’s one of their best: With over 43 million subscribers, Dude Perfect is one of the top ten most-viewed YouTube channels. The… Read More →The Importance of Dude Perfect

U.S. Women’s Soccer: The Choice Between Career & Convictions

U.S. Women's Soccer: The Choice Between Career & Convictions

In this week’s episode of The Point, John Stonestreet comments on the situation of the Jaelene Hinkle, the best left back in U.S. women’s soccer. Hinkle withdrew from the team a couple years ago “rather than wear a U. S. team jersey sporting rainbow numbers in order to celebrate gay pride.” This year Hinkle was cut from the national team in the early stages of tryouts, leading many people to believe that there may have been… Read More →U.S. Women’s Soccer: The Choice Between Career & Convictions

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Did Jesus claim to be God? “Jesus did more than claim to be speaking for God; he claimed to be speaking as God.” — J. Warner Wallace, Detective, Speaker, and Author, Cold Case Christianity Detective J. Warner Wallace discusses aspects of Jesus’ life which clearly show that Jesus understood himself to be divine. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties… Read More →Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Looking for Meaning in “Shallow”

“Shallow,” a duet by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper from A Star is Born, was a hit song from the moment it debuted last year. So much so, that it’s still getting attention in 2019. This song won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance,1 and on March 4th, it took the number-one spot for Billboard’s Hot 100.2 Why does our culture love this song? Maybe it’s the stunning vocals that give chills. Or… Read More →Looking for Meaning in “Shallow”

The Political Pinterest

The Political Pinterest

In this week’s episode of The Point, John Stonestreet discusses how Pinterest has decided to take action against pro-life group Live Action, who uses their platform. We’ve shared before about how companies and social media platforms are discriminating against certain conservative ideas, and this example is no less noteworthy. Stonestreet makes a great point about the strategies we often see aimed at traditional value systems. In pointing out how one democratic candidate aims to paint… Read More →The Political Pinterest

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