The broadcaster says Christians are treated with less sensitivity.
At a recent forum on free speech hosted by Oxford University, Mark Thompson, the director-general for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), said that Christianity is handled with less sensitivity by the media giant than are other religions. Basically, Thompson—a devout and practicing Catholic—says the reason is that Christianity is a "pretty broad-shouldered" religion that can take a joke ... which, honestly, is sort of a compliment. Read More
Some of us are guilty of namedropping—casually referencing famous people we know to boost our sense of self-importance. Some of us are also guilty of “nation-dropping.” That kept happening in a coffee meeting I had with a college student recently. He was a twentysomething with a burning passion for Christ and a fine collection of exotic stamps in his passport. The conversation kept coming back to some other place he had been to serve the poor and the lost. Passport stamps are becoming the spiritual merit badges of our day.
But radical discipleship is not adventure tourism. Read More