faith and culture

What Does It Mean to Be Discerning With How We Watch Movies?

Drawing the line between discernment and discretion.

Where Am I Wearing Wednesday: The Skill is Gone

Kelsey Timmerman thinks about sustainable buying habits–and buying American–in his weekly Where Am I Wearing Wednesday column for RELEVANT.

Sticks and Stones

Discussing the power of simple words.

“Advent Conspiracy”

It’s Christmas! I’m in school to be a teacher at the moment and have definitely…

The Problem with Christian Music (and the Christian Music Industry)

I also mentioned the idea of “judgment” — I define it as judging for yourself…

What it Means to be Whole-Life

The following is Cameron Strang’s First Word column from the November/December issue of RELEVANT. In…

Michael Gungor Band

“Atheists and Charlatans and Communists and lesbians, and even ol’ Pat Robertson, God he loves…

Fake Plastic World

Laowai, simplified, is Chinese for “foreigner.” It can be used in both a generic and…

6 Denominations in 6 Weeks

I am not a church-hopper. I grew up in and still attend a Southern Baptist…

The Future of Music (part 4 of 5)

5 Questions. 5 Voices. 5 Fresh Perspectives. Welcome to part 4 of our 5 part…

The Future of Music (Part 2 of 5)

5 Questions. 5 Voices. 5 Fresh Perspectives. Welcome to part 2 of our 5 part…

Who is cause marketing really benefitting?

I’m probably pretty close to the last person on earth that you’d expect to be…

From the Mag: O Jesus, Who Art Thou?

Jesus and the disciples were rolling through the countryside when He stopped them cold with…

Starbucks or Waffle House?

In my Sunday service adventures, I’ve come across two types of churches: in my mind,…

Examining the Tragedy in Darfur

“Welcome to Barnes and Noble, can I help you?” “Yes, thank you, I’d like any…

Science Challenges Tradition

This week, a group of astronomers announced that they have developed a technique that allows…