Archive for Culture

Do women have an elevated standing in the Christian community?

Do women have an elevated standing in the Christian community?

This post was written for Release the APE a month ago, and it was the #3 post of the year. If you’re interested, you can see what the top five were for 2013 here. few weekends ago, I spoke at a conference titled “Renewing Gender…

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Calling It Out

Calling It Out

Why does this happen in mostly white fraternities and sororities? You don’t see the non-white Greek system doing these kinds of things. And more pointedly, why is this happening on elite educational institutions? The Ivies are not exempt. If you think about it, these students will become the future business barons, government officials, and cultural icons of America. Shouldn’t this cause us to worry?

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Hoop dreams

In each spare moment, I was thinking of someone, and it wasn’t my wife. It wasn’t even Jesus. It was Jeremy Lin.

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Response to UCLA video

This is the official response from InterVarsity Asian American Ministries about a video that was posted by a UCLA student making derogatory remarks about the Asian American community.

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Gungor: God is not a white man

I love Gungor’s lyrics: they remind me of N.T. Wright stuffed into beautiful song.

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Arizona and the Third Reich?

Arizona and the Third Reich?

In America, we’re also in a time of economic recession. It’s easy to be a little scared, a little angry.

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A recessionary offer

A recessionary offer

It’s Christmas Eve, and we’re in the middle of a recession. But what if this could be a season of hope and opportunity?

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A good day

A good day

But Tuesday has given me a glimmer of hope . . . though in a different way than you might think.

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On health care

On health care

Whenever I watch a Michael Moore film, I get riled up — one way or the other.

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A new kind of evangelist?

A new kind of evangelist?

He makes evangelicals look good. In this way, isn’t Jim Wallis a new kind of evangelist?

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