What a writer refrains from doing is not a criticism of them. What a writer agrees to do, but does poorly, is another matter.
I have a new piece up at The Gospel Coalition today on the power of sanctified laughter. With the help of Peter Hitchens and a very bad novel, I make the case that some sin deserves mockery rather than hand-wringing solemnity. Here's an excerpt: I get why the suggestion that sometimes we ought to laugh [...]
The evangelical Kanye moment reveals more about evangelicals than Kanye.
On learning wisdom from the Wrong Kind of People.
Why Christians shouldn't let elite journalism set the agenda anymore.
The Biblical vision of gender offers real joy and flourishing. The question is, do we?
Looking for Christian wisdom in the bestsellers.
Christianity offers something better than dating yourself.
Interacting with Tim Challies on the future of Christian blogging
The next Josh Harris should grow up in an evangelical culture that values consistent faithfulness rather than momentary coolness.