Jennifer Lawrence Should Read the Books That Made Her Rich

Jennifer Lawrence Should Read the Books That Made Her Rich

Hollywood A-lister and my fellow Louisville, Kentuckian Jennifer Lawrence doesn't think much of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis. Actually, that might be overstatement. J-Law has, according to her cover-story interview with Vogue, zero tolerance for Mrs. Davis' name: The day I am at Lawrence’s house also happens to be the day after the infamous county [...]

Liberalism, Then and Now

Liberalism, Then and Now

We go now to Houston, Texas, where a referendum on a piece of anti-discrimination legislation resulted in the bill's being defeated nearly 2-1 to by voters. The law, dubbed "HERO" (Houston Equal Rights Ordinance), was written to create broad sweeping mandates for all businesses, housing, and public accommodations pertaining to gender identity and sexual orientation. Under the [...]

Gird Your Slander Like a Man

Gird Your Slander Like a Man

At the inglorious Slate.com, Mark Joseph Stern writes that Mets slugger Daniel Murphy cost his team the World Series--and that's a good thing. You see, the problem with Murphy is that he's a really, really bad person. Why? Because he still believes things that the Christian religion teaches! (Oh the humanity!) You know where Stern [...]

Character and Courage

Character and Courage

I saw the new Steven Spielberg film Bridge of Spies last weekend. My wife and I enjoyed it. It's an engrossing, well-acted movie, beautifully shot by legendary cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (Schindler's List). Fair warning: This is a Cold War movie in more than subject matter; if you're looking for explosions and gunfights, head elsewhere. Bridge of [...]

4 (Simple) Responses to Science-Based Atheism

4 (Simple) Responses to Science-Based Atheism

Lack of scientific knowledge can leave Christians feeling vulnerable when talking to unbelieving friends about why faith is superior to skepticism. Many college students discover atheism through science classes; students who enter university as Christians have their faith fiercely tested by their studies, and too many give up the fight merely because they assume that [...]