Category Archives: Culture

Where “Ours” Surpasses “Mine”

From Wendell Berry, on marriage: “Marriage, in what is evidently its most popular version, is now on the one hand an intimate ‘relationship’ involving (ideally) two successful careerists in the same bed, and on the other hand a sort of … Continue reading

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Let Us Not Grow Weary of Doing Good

Each year around this time, there’s a flurry of articles, blog posts, videos, etc. that coincide with Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, which falls near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This year, I got to play a small part … Continue reading

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How Do We Judge the Arts?

Have you ever stared at a painting and asked yourself, “Why is this thing in a museum? Am I supposed to appreciate this? Am I stupid for not liking this?” I have. Same thing with certain books and music. Knowing … Continue reading

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What Is Marriage?

I recently read What Is Marriage: Man and Woman: A Defense by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson and Robert P. George. The authors argue, as the book’s title would suggest, that marriage is the comprehensive union between a man and … Continue reading

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Where the Wind Blows

In case you’re unsure about how/if your church should respond to culture, here are two ways to look at it. In his new book, Deep and Wide, Andy Stanley asserts: “Culture is like the wind. You can’t stop it. You … Continue reading

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Hallelujah!

For some reason, I find this video fascinating, and surprisingly moving. Maybe it’s the majesty of the music (the “Hallelujah” chorus gets me every time). Or maybe the words, and the thrill of hearing that Jesus shall reign “forever, and … Continue reading

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Stuff Christians Say

This is hilarious. HT: Alex Medina

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