As a future church planter, the prospect of designing a worship space excites me. And I’ll be the first to confess that I’m a sucker for the hipster aesthetic of ‘authenticity,’ and that if I were planting in a vacuum, that’d be the aesthetic I’d shoot for. But that’s the problem: the minimalist, ‘authentic’ aesthetic is only authentic to a vacuum.
Believe it or not, I’m not here to hate on Kim Kardashian. She’s beautiful, although that’s unfortunately probably the only compliment she ever receives and the only adjective used to describe her. I would hope she’s more than that, but she hasn’t shown us more.
Has America put God on trial? Are Christian views and expressions no longer welcome in the public square?
For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me. — Matthew 25:35-36 […]
It’s new, it’s hip, and it’s even got its own acronym. BYOD, or “bring your own device,” is transforming the business world. With BYOD, you can combine work and home technologies; any personal smartphone, computer, or iPad, can now moonlight as a work device, allowing you to stay plugged in beyond the 9 to 5. […]
As usually happens after some sort of sexual abuse is revealed in our Christian communities, many take to social media and the internet in an attempt to separate the facts from fictions and to express their opinions and emotions in response. While this can be very helpful for those of us who have been comforted […]
If you came to this article thinking you would read a scandalous confession about my virginity (or lack thereof), you will be disappointed. However, I hope you will stick around. The fact that the title enticed you is exactly what I want to talk about. In much of the Christian world (and outside of it), […]
Katy Perry has a Jesus tattoo on her wrist. Now, I’m not trying to judge her, I can get down to some California Girls, but I’d say Katy has strayed a bit from her Christian upbringing, or at least the way she used to define it. And yet, she doesn’t hide the tattoo. She’s proud […]
It seems so obvious: If we invent a machine, the first thing we are going to do–after making a profit–is use it to watch porn. — DamonBrown, Author of Playboy’s Greatest Covers Pornography is so pervasive today, it’s hard to imagine it having a history. Porn can be thought of as sex taken out of our […]
For many single ladies out there, Valentine’s Day is scarier than Halloween (with just as much sugar intake). Before you anxiously count down the minutes until February 15, here are some tips to survive Valentine’s Day and — dare I say it — actually enjoy it: Get your love on With your friends and family. […]