Category Archives: Culture commentary

Connecting Luther to Trump. Pondering the Legacy of the Reformation on a breezy California Morning

Anniversary of the Reformation We’re coming up on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and there are a torrent of books and talks attempting to explain the significance and the consequences of this movement that reshaped our world. One voice … Continue reading

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Why Jordan Peterson Matters

We are possibly seeing the beginnings of a religious revival that would be unexpected and different from the kinds we’ve seen previously in the history of the church. I think the spark of this revival is being set off by … Continue reading

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Activism for its own sake

Things are so chaotic and moving so fast I need some sort of scorecard to keep up with all the activism all the different sides want to promote. It’s not completely clear in my mind what or who the “alt-right” … Continue reading

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The Cheap Grace of the Ascending Civil Religion

Yo @ColinJost, do you not get this kind hatred is why trump won the election? Shame. Shame shame shame. pic.twitter.com/OSsru9b92u — PWR BTTM (@PWRBTTMBAND) November 21, 2016 In 2008 Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were against Same-sex marriage and for … Continue reading

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Lesbian You-Tuber connects Everyday Feminism with Jesus Camp

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The Lost Beauty if its time, The Haunting of eternity in our hearts, and the anticipation of glory reclaimed, renewed and restored

Celebrity Deaths in a Celebrity Species End of this year commemorations will include George Michael, Carrie Fischer and Fischer’s mother Debbie Reynolds. Many will profess that their deaths, even though they didn’t have a face to face relationship with these … Continue reading

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Why Equality and Authority have become such enemies and which one must finally lose

Equality, Law, Authority, Shalom Part of the matrix of our current conflicts is the relationship between equality, law, authority and shalom. One of the implicit questions we bring to the Bible in this age of changing standards is “can we … Continue reading

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