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Jan 31, 2019

Progressive Christians often criticize the pro-life movement for only caring about babies before they’re born, and not enough about “social justice” issues after they’re born. They don’t spend enough time or energy on so-called “whole life” issues like poverty and racism and climate change.

Here are two...


Jan 31, 2019

In 1902, Rudyard Kipling published a collection of children’s stories that became known as the “Just So Stories.” These were fanciful “explanations” for how various animals acquired their best-known characteristics, like the camel’s hump, the leopard’s spots, and the elephant’s trunk.

They were called...


Jan 30, 2019

How might liturgies help us rediscover the notion that we are always living in the presence and under the gaze of God, our loving Creator?

Today on the BreakPoint Podcast, Warren Cole Smith talks with author and lyricist Douglas Kaine McKelvey about his book, “Every Moment Holy,” published by The Rabbit Room. They...


Jan 30, 2019

On election night 2018, while most of the nation’s attention was focused on the Democrats taking the House and the Republicans expanding their Senate majority, few noticed a funny smell wafting in from the Midwest.

Michigan became the 10th, and the first midwestern, state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana....


Jan 29, 2019

After media outlets lost their minds over Karen Pence teaching at a place where students and teachers aren’t allowed to engage in sexual immorality, I wondered aloud if the Eye of Sauron was now locked in on Christian schools. A few days later, the chilling hashtag “#ExposeChristianSchools” was trending on...