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Jul 30, 2021

John and Shane discuss the place of the Olympics in framing our national identity and how we often objectify athletes as patriotic symbols akin to soldiers. This in the light of a recent situation where star gymnast Simone Biles took a mental health break from the Olympics, giving up her spot to other teammates to...


Jul 30, 2021

We are inundated with stories proclaiming, and often celebrating, the decline of Christianity and Christian morality. Headlines announce the rise of the “nones,” the redefinition (and reimagination) of marriage and family, the cultural triumph of the LGBTQ+ movement, and a million other ways Christianity is losing...


Jul 29, 2021

Last week, A friend forwarded me a letter circulating in his community. It called for him to apologize for his race and placed on him the burden of hundreds of years of institutional racism and past injustices. 

There was no room for dissent, no room for disagreement. Agree in every way or stand condemned. That's not...


Jul 28, 2021

John and Shane field a number of questions from listeners. One listener who struggles with same-sex attraction asks if Christians should stop using the LGBTQ acronym. 

Shane asks John a series of other questions from listeners. They include if Christians need to stop passing judgement on politicians who are out of step...


Jul 28, 2021

Last Thursday, two months after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear what could be the most significant challenge to Roe v. Wade to date, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch submitted a brief clarifying how this case could impact the abortion debate. “Under the Constitution,” she wrote, “may a...