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How Critical Theory Suppresses Healthy (and Necessary) Arguments

Neil Shenvi explains how critical theory suppresses healthy arguments and why we should not let pressure from critical theorists prevent us from analyzing controversial topics.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | December 5, 2019

A Discussion on Homosexuality and the Transgender Movement

What is the current state of the church on sexuality, and how can we compassionately but truthfully address this topic? Alan answers questions like these in this discussion with Jack Hibbs.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | December 4, 2019

The Worldview of Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials”

A new series based on Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy had a very successful premiere on television this week, and it could open up opportunities to talk to your friends about God.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | November 6, 2019

Don’t Ignore Paul’s Warnings about Suffering

Paul says, “Indeed, all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will be persecuted” (2 Tim. 3:12). The question is, then, how do we prepare for it?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | October 24, 2019

Can We Be Friends with People Who Are Different from Us?

Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John had some good words to say to people who don’t believe friendship and love are possible with those who differ on significant issues.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 22, 2019

Biologists Overwhelmingly Agree That Human Life Begins at Fertilization

As part of his dissertation, Steve Jacobs surveyed biology professors at over 1,000 institutions around the world about when life begins. The results weren’t even close.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Amy K. Hall | October 16, 2019

The Pro-Life View Is the Tolerant View

Even though the goal of pro-lifers is to take away a woman’s legal right to an abortion, the view isn’t intolerant and discriminatory. In fact, it’s the opposite. Here’s why.

Blog Post | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | October 8, 2019

Why You Need to Fight Your Attraction to Pornography

Here are some words of hope and a way forward from a deeply thoughtful article by Matthew Anderson on how pornography violates love and our humanity.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | September 18, 2019

On Sexual Purity and Advancing a Biblical Sexual Ethic

BreakPoint’s symposium on “purity culture” has some interesting thoughts from Christian thinkers on sexual purity and how we should advance the biblical sexual ethic.

Blog Post | Ethics | Amy K. Hall | August 22, 2019

You Won’t Know You’re Faithful until You’re Tested

A slow buildup of scorn, day in and day out, can be harder to withstand than a dramatic incident of persecution. How does one gain the courage we’re all going to need?

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Amy K. Hall | August 15, 2019