Resources from Summit

Worth More Than a Zero

Imagine Dragons has been dropping hit songs for a while now, and “Zero” is no exception. Released in September 2018, “Zero” was written and recorded for the end credits of the Disney movie Ralph Breaks the Internet. Even if you haven’t seen the movie, you’re likely familiar with the song. Though not the Imagine Dragons’ all-time top hit, it has garnered a lot of attention in its short life span to date. In “Zero,” Imagine… Read More →Worth More Than a Zero

Frank Turek and Mike Adams: Unplanned and The Abortion Debate

The Abortion Debate & Unplanned

Friday’s episode of the CrossExamined podcast, hosted by Dr. Frank Turek, featured a dialogue with Dr. Mike Adams. They discussed at great length Dr. Adams’ debate with abortion doctor Dr. Willie Parker, while discussing important scenes from the recent movie Unplanned along the way. They explain how these resources, and others, have been effective tools for changing minds on the abortion issue. These men bring up many different resources over the course of their conversation that would be… Read More →Frank Turek and Mike Adams: Unplanned and The Abortion Debate

Fact vs. Faith?

With an average viewership of over 18,000,000 people, CBS’s hit show The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular sitcoms on television. Now in its twelfth, and final season, The Big Bang Theory will be the longest-running multi-camera sitcom in television history with 279 episodes. The show also boasts some of the highest-paid actors on TV, with some characters making around one million dollars per episode.¹ Christianity and The Big Bang Theory The… Read More →Fact vs. Faith?

“I Liked it Better When My Car Had Sound”

Since their first studio album, Vessel, released in 2013, the band Twenty One Pilots has been tearing up the music scene with their unique sound and deep, introspective lyrics. In a world where most pop songs are about shallow love affairs, Twenty One Pilots has carved out a singular space where they can talk about hard things that people face, like fear, depression, suicidal thoughts, and insecurity. If you’ve listened to their music, you know that… Read More →“I Liked it Better When My Car Had Sound”

How Should Christians Approach ‘Noah,’ America’s Number One Film?

Noah movie poster

A flood of criticism has submerged Noah, the epic film inspired by the timeless biblical tale, in a sea of controversy. What are the aspects of Noah that remain true to scripture? Where exactly does Darren Aronofsky inject extra-biblical elements? Are these extra-biblical components necessarily unbiblical? By analyzing the film, Christians have an excellent opportunity to grapple with important biblical themes. 

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Three Things We Can Learn From the Life and Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

Three Things We Can Learn From the Life and Death of Philip Seymour Hoffman

At age 46, Philip Seymour Hoffman, the greatest actor of his generation, was found dead with a syringe in his arm, surrounded by bags of heroin. Having battled addiction before, Hoffman was sober for 23 years before relapsing in 2013. Some experts claim that addiction is not a rational choice, and thus not a moral issue. Are they right?  

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Lecture: John Stonestreet “Entertainment & the Christian Pt. 2”

John Stonestreet Entertainment and the Christian Part 2

John Stonestreet takes a good look at the entertainment culture that defines America today in order to reason out how Christians should interact with it. He also gives practical advice on how to evaluate the worth of movies, music, and television from a biblical worldview as well as how to have an impact for Christ on an entertainment-hungry generation. 

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Lecture: John Stonestreet “Entertainment & the Christian Pt. 1”

John Stonestreet Entertainment and the Christian Part 1

John Stonestreet takes a good look at the entertainment culture that defines America today in order to reason out how Christians should interact with it. He also gives practical advice on how to evaluate the worth of movies, music, and television from a biblical worldview as well as how to have an impact for Christ on an entertainment-hungry generation. 

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