The Problem with the Gun Debate

The Problem with the Gun Debate

As I listen to the gun debate around our country, something inside of me keeps saying, “This is off-course.” First of all, I share the outrage of others against the brutal and evil actions of those who take up arms…

Calling All "Downton Abbey" Lovers

Calling All “Downton Abbey” Lovers

On our recent trip to England, we had the privilege of visiting Highclere Castle. This 5,000-acre estate in Hampshire, England, opened in 1842 and is currently the filming location for the hit British series, Downton Abbey. We were actually a…

Why Richard Dawkins Became an Atheist

Why Richard Dawkins Became an Atheist

In his new memoir, An Appetite for Wonder, world-renowned zoologist and atheist Richard Dawkins reflects on why he gave up his belief in God. He writes that his first doubts about Christianity came when his mother told him (at age…

Muslims and Genesis: A Fascinating Conversation

Muslims and Genesis: A Fascinating Conversation

Last week, we looked at the issue of Adam and Eve and whether they really existed. We noted that, in the West today, a small but growing number of evangelical biblical scholars are expressing doubt. This is especially true in…

World Vision, Same-Sex Marriage, and an Apology

World Vision, Same-Sex Marriage, and an Apology

This was quite a week for World Vision. This past Monday, the massive humanitarian organization announced that they would be changing their employment policies with regard to individuals in committed same-sex marriages (in the American branch of the organization). They…