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The Harvard Soccer Scandal and Culture’s Lie About Masculinity

One week before playoffs were to begin, Harvard University’s men’s soccer team prematurely ended their…

Here’s How to Recover From This Crazy Election Season

Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States of America. That fact…

Donald Trump Is the President-Elect. What Now?

The Donald is in. The cameo dad from 1996’s The Little Rascals, the same guy…

Don’t Shame People Who Are Voting Differently Than You

Civility, it seems, is dead. We’re in the middle of a presidential election, if you’ve…

Christians Have to Care About Injustice in the World

Recently we have been reminded too much that we live in a broken world. Our…

Are Christians Over Politics?

I probably don’t need to tell you that the rise of Donald Trump as a…

The Non-Football Lover's Guide to Surviving the Super Bowl

Ah, you feel that in the air? The sound of advertisers revving their marketing machines?…

The Failing of Heroes

When news like that of the Petraeus affair breaks, it is always sharp and stinging…

The Urgent Need for Slow Politics

It’s been a week since the election was over, and I’ve seen a wide range…

Ann Coulter, The R-Word and Why Language Matters

My younger brother was diagnosed with moderate autism at the age of 3. If there’s…

America's Culture of Criticism

It was tempting for anyone to get caught up in the politics around the recently…

College Football, Joe Paterno and Our Need for Legacy

This Saturday, when college football teams finally burst from the locker room and out onto…

Losing Our Religion

New research from Gallup shows that, with only 44 percent of Americans having “a great…

Zoning Dispute or Religious Discrimination?

The video, posted on YouTube in June 2009, shows seven police officers swaggering up the…

Halloween Costumes on the Cheap

Halloween is fast approaching, and it’s the one time of the year you can dress…

Finding Peace Among Fallen Towers

"If I’d come out of school five seconds earlier," said my ten-year-old son C. J.,…

Weekly News Roundup: June 1 – June 5

This first week of June 2009 was a sobering one. On Monday, a plane mysteriously…

The Collapse of General Motors

Well, the economic downward spiral continues. GM just announced that it is filing for Chapter…

Weekly News Roundup: May 25 – 29

This week was full of political turmoil. In the midst of controversy from a judicial…

Obama’s Supreme Court Pick

The Obama administration faced a major decision—and possibly quite the political coups—when Supreme Court Justice…

Weekly News Roundup: May 18-22

Politics, science, pop culture and a potential humanitarian tragedy. It’s been a very full week.…

Weekly News Roundup: May 11-15

The second week of May was a particularly political one. With a comedian sucking the…

Weekly News Roundup: May 4-8

The first week of May, 2009, calmed down a bit. After the swine flu panic…

Weekly News Roundup: April 27 – May 1

There’s really only one story in the news this week, and it’s swine flu. As…

The Cloning Question

‘s finally happened. The first cloned human embryos have been implanted in a womb. Well,…

My Columbine

What affected me most was the teens. Covered in blood and stained with emotion—their stories…

Weekly News Roundup: April 20-24

This week was a fairly somber one. With the 10-year anniversary of the tragic shootings…

Weekly News Roundup: April 13-17

This week, thousands took to the street to protest taxes, judgment falls on a legendary…

Weekly News Roundup: April 6-10

This week was a somber one, with a major earthquake hitting Italy and an American…

Weekly News Roundup: March 29- April 3

This week was one focused on the global economy. The G-20 Summit draws praise and…

Weekly News Roundup: March 23-27

This week in the news, the "last gunslinger" hangs up his holster, the pope causes…

Weekly News Roundup: March 16-20

Once again, here’s your roundup of the week’s most important, interesting and utterly asinine stories.…

Weekly News Roundup: March 9-13

Once again, here’s your weekly roundup of the news shaping your world. From the culture-shaping…

Q&A with Tony Campolo

Tony Campolo is one of the most high-profile evangelicals in American Protestantism, but he’s not…

Weekly News Roundup: March 2-6

Dow Finishes Below 7,000 for the First Time Since 1997 Just when the economy couldn’t…

The Gospel According to Al Gore?

en asked by The Climate Project to be among the first 150 “faith community” presenters…

Catholic Church Document Divides

Pope Benedict XVI has drawn broad criticism, but also some support, for approving a document…

Why It’s Okay To Be Christian And Democrat

I grew up hating democrats. There, I said it. Now it’s on the table. I…

Why Environmentalism Isn’t Just A Political Ideal

The “E” word: Environmentalism. Every time I heard the word, I was convinced it was…

Why We Don’t Rock The Vote

Check all those that apply: __ I’m registered, but rarely vote. __ I’m not familiar…