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Timothy Keller’s Prayer Request

June 8, 2020

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The Rev. Timothy Keller has been a voice of sanity in America’s turbulent religious world. The 69-year-old founder of Manhattan’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church has written a slew of books, all of which have evaded political partisanship and the culture wars while remaining firmly biblical. Many are now in fervent prayer. He notified the public that […]

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Asking The No-No Question

June 8, 2020

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Theologian John Jefferson Davis asks the question few dare ask — “Is the COVID 19 virus a judgement from God?” — with at least two twists. First, he refuses to shame the curious. He even says: “That’s a fair and appropriate question.” How novel. Many supposedly sophisticated Christians — including evangelicals — poo-poo the query […]

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Religious Leaders Blast Racism & Despotism

June 4, 2020

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So Pat Robertson is on the same page as Fuller Theological Seminary. Who would-a thunk it?

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When Fear Is Good

May 27, 2020

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Imagine you’ve achieved the American dream and you’re wandering your middle-class castle, chomping an apple. Suddenly, you smell that tell-tale smell as the smoke alarm blares. Your reaction? You resolve: “I won’t yield to fear. I’ll stuff cotton in my ears and munch my apple and, when I feel like it, I’ll call the alarm […]

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Living Through Saturday

April 11, 2020

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Our presuppositions — plagues are a thing of the past — have been strewn on the floor.

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Scenes on Good Friday, 2020

April 10, 2020

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Two brief scenes exemplify Good Friday in 2020, the year of COVID-19. The first is Pope Francis laying prostrate in a near-empty Saint Peter’s Basilica: The second is a service in a near-empty Notre Dame Cathedral, which fire gutted a year ago. There’s life even in the emptiness.

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Palm Sunday in lockdown, 2020

April 5, 2020

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Flawed reasoning meets sound logic in Tennessee

April 1, 2020

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Some are geniuses at baptizing weird syllogisms.

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Is Grandma worth the price?

March 29, 2020

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Hear the resurgence of Social Darwinism, a discredited 19th-century ideology that baptized rivalry.

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Should we toss out grandma?

March 26, 2020

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Social Darwinism not only violates Jesus’ teaching, its competitive ethos spells economic doom.

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