Did Gandalf Rescue Evangelicals?

Did Gandalf Rescue Evangelicals?

Yesterday afternoon I was watching the live stream of the 2016 ERLC National Conference. Specifically, I tuned into a panel that discussed how evangelicals could engage with art in a gospel-centered way. In the course of the conversation, one of the panelists, Alissa Wilkinson (a film critic that you should read), remarked that, in her [...]

The Slough of Internet Despond

The Slough of Internet Despond

The latest nominee for Tweet of the Year comes from professor James K.A. Smith: https://twitter.com/james_ka_smith/status/764601247919771648 I am endlessly perplexed by people who say--and there are many who do--that social media and the internet "community" are the best measures of What's Really Happening in the world today. These folks will point us to Twitter if we [...]

The Worst President Ever

The Worst President Ever

A president with wrong ideas is not a good president. But a president with wrong motivations would be the worst president imaginable. Too often we think of politicians and rulers as fundamentally different types of people than the rest of us. It’s an understandable misconception, given that our ruling class is overwhelmingly technocratic and elite. [...]