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youth in despair

Episode 209: Youth in Despair

Last weekend South Korean K-pop star, Goo Hara, was found dead. Police have ruled the death of suicide. One month earlier another K-pop star,...

Truth, Politics, and Twitter

Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, issued an announcement. Effective November 22 his company would no longer allow political advertising on Twitter. This move...

Joker – Movie Review and a Prophetic Picture of Society

I should start by saying I don’t recommend this movie for kids. It is a dark, dark movie and not at all along the...
deepfake

Walking By Faith in the Era of DeepFakes

We can no longer believe what we see even with our own eyes. How does a Christian walk by faith in the era of DeepFakes?

Alienated America – An Excellent Summer Read!!

Alienated America by Timothy Carney is one of my favorite books of 2019.
deaths of despair

7 Numbers That Tell the Story of Deaths of Despair in America

Deaths of despair are deaths that result from drugs, alcohol, and suicide. It is a number that has grown at alarming rates in the last 20 years.

The Injustice in College Sports

To commemorate my favorite sports event of the year, March Madness, I have updated this piece from 2016 regarding a reasonable, ethical and profitable approach to the question of pay for college athletes. (I’m picking NC to beat Duke in the finals.)
erasing history

Erasing History

The establishment of the permitted narrative is the telling of history itself and it tells a lot about our own modern society. The efforts to hide parts of our history are not simply to protect us but to tell a new story and define a new future. It is a strategy that has been used before and it has always led to disastrous results.
eugenics movement

The Popular, Successful, Terrible, Horrible True Story of the Scientific Theory of Eugenics

The eugenics movement was a belief that fostered racism, discrimination, abortion, and genocide. It was embraced by academics, politicians, and celebrities.
christian perspective on lgbt

Where Should Christians Stand in the LGBT Debate – An Honest, Reasonable, and Biblical...

As a believer who seeks to prioritize my faith, values, and relationship with God as the most important thing, approaching the tensions between the LGBT movement and Christian faith is achieved only with great caution. But a personal reckoning on this issue is necessary if I am to balance my faith and desire for the truth to a relevant lifestyle in this day and age. To that end, the following is my personal consideration of a Christian perspective on homosexuality and the LGBT movement. You might also enjoy this podcast series.