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How Coffee Bean Christians Can Change the World

By on November 16, 2017 in Christian Life, Culture with 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what people think of Christianity when they observe your life? In the mundane, routine moments of the day, would someone glancing at you or me from across the room see a difference in us, maybe in the way we react to a rude person or how we treat a waitress or […]

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What You Need to Know About The Nashville Statement

By on September 5, 2017 in Culture, Gender with 2 Comments

Do you have questions about transgenderism in our culture today? Have you wondered whether the simple truths of Scripture can speak to all of the gender confusion happening in our world? Last week, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC and the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released a 14-point declaration called the “Nashville Statement.” […]

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Three Issues Facing Women Today

By on June 17, 2016 in About, Culture with 1 Comment

Growing up in the McCoy household I was known for being what I like to call “domestically challenged.” My attempts to be Martha Stewart often ended up more like the children’s story heroine, Amelia Bedelia! (Remember those books?) There was the time I folded and put away the dirty laundry. The time I unloaded and […]

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The Value of Truth in a World Full of Lies

By on June 14, 2016 in Culture with 1 Comment

THE VALUE OF TRUTH IN A WORLD FULL OF LIES Have you seen the video that went viral in mid-April where Joseph Backholm, the Director of the Family Policy Institute of Washington, interviewed several college students at the University of Washington about his identity? Backholm is clearly an adult male who is under 6 feet […]

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The Puzzling Case of Maternal Feminism

By on March 1, 2016 in Feminism with 3 Comments

Have you ever had one of those moments that left you utterly speechless? Rarely has that ever happened to me. That’s not surprising since my childhood nickname was “mouth” (I had many thoughts and opinions to offer my parents from an early age; I am not sure they thought I was as brilliant as I […]

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Getting a Handle on Halloween

By on October 22, 2015 in Culture with 4 Comments

Halloween is one of the fastest growing retail and entertainment industries, now recognized as the second largest commercial holiday in the United States. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 157 million Americans plan to celebrate Halloween in some way, spending a total of $6.9 billion dollars this year alone. And lest you think this […]

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Wombs For Sale: The Next Debate in Same-Sex Marriage

By on August 27, 2015 in Culture, Women's Issues with 4 Comments

In the aftermath of legalized same-sex marriage, Americans may soon face a new ethical dilemma: commercial surrogacy. As Christopher White reports in his article on The Public Discourse, Surrogacy and Same-Sex Marriage: A Tale of Two Countries, the issue of “marriage equality” is morphing into the question of “family equality.” As White observes, “While many […]

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The Media’s Part in Destigmatizing Sin

By on February 26, 2015 in Culture with 3 Comments

When I started high school, it was a big transition in my life. I was moving from the small, religious, private school that I had attended for my entire childhood to a large, public high school. I still remember one of my first days of school when another student shouted an obscene word loudly in […]

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The Message Behind Hozier’s "Take Me To Church"

By on December 9, 2014 in Culture with 172 Comments

A few weeks ago I had never heard of Irish recording artist Andrew Hozier-Byrne. However, as I was riding in my car scanning through radio stations one day, his song Take Me To Church caught my attention. I stumbled across the song right before the chorus, and Hozier’s haunting and compelling voice sang “Amen” several […]

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