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Two words for Christians in 2015

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | In looking to the year ahead, John Stonestreet of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview honed in on two words: clarity and hope. The events of 2014,

Unbroken: A cure for cynicism

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Movies | Some people earn their cynicism through a hard life and serial disappointment. Others (the majority, I suspect, at least in this country) dress up in it as…

America interrupted

By Cal Thomas
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Culture | In the film Girl Interrupted , Winona Ryder plays an 18-year-old who enters a mental institution for what is diagnosed as borderline personality disorder. The…

Campus consequences of the sexual revolution

By Nick Eicher
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Sexuality | With so much reporting lately—some of it reckless and shoddy—on the moral state of affairs on university campuses, I spoke with John Stonestreet of the…

The use and abuse of stories

The use and abuse of stories

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | Events like Rolling Stone ’s flawed rape story can make a culture jaded and cynical

Advancing marriage in a culture of singleness

Advancing marriage in a culture of singleness

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall talks about the cultural consequences of delaying marriage

It’s all about the girl

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Culture | If you have a daughter or granddaughter between the ages of 4 and 24 you may, at one time or another, have encountered an American Girl. Not the said female…

Athletes and influence

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “I’m not a role model. … Just because I can dunk a basketball doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Charles Barkley, known for his bluntness and…

Thinking biblically about torture

By Nick Eicher
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Culture | Lately, a few explosive issues have divided some Christians from their usual co-belligerents on the political right. There have been complaints from the…

This hyper-connected world

This hyper-connected world

By Mindy Belz
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Culture | What’s to be done with that email backlog?

Four weeks of Jesus to get ready for Christmas

Four weeks of Jesus to get ready for Christmas

By Nick Eicher
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Christmas | This week, John Stonestreet and I talked about the meaning of the Advent season. By following the church calendar and setting aside the four weeks before…

Is greatness worth it?

Is greatness worth it?

By Barnabas Piper
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Culture | Greatness comes at a price. In his book Outliers: Stories of Success , Malcolm Gladwell posed the idea that it costs 10,000 hours of practice to be truly great…

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