Category Archives: Opinion

‘A Heart of Many Chambers’ (in the age of social media)

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”                          … Continue reading

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Why God Wants You to Wear Your Mask

I’ve noticed a curious contradiction lately. Christian believers are claiming that the Covid-19 guidelines – the quarantines, the masks, the hand washings, the lockdown on gatherings, the business closures – all amount to tyranny, a threat to Constitutional rights, and … Continue reading

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Rethinking Facebook, incivility and violence

Can the hateful things we say on social media somehow lead to violence in society? Yes, they can, and I confess, I’ve been a part of it. God forgive me.

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John Oliver takes down the televangelists, thanks to small investigative non-profit Trinity Foundation

[Update: ‘CBS This Morning’ interviewed Trinity Foundation president Ole Anthony in a follow up to John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” piece.] John Oliver skewered televangelists, the Prosperity Gospel and abysmal IRS oversight in a way that’s uniquely his own during … Continue reading

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Commentary: All ready for ‘Jesus Ween?’

Everybody’s made fun of this already (Thanks, Jimmy Kimmel), but hey, can’t Christians leave well enough alone? We complain that we’re persecuted if schools replace the word “holiday” for “Christmas,” then yell at a department store for putting up Christmas … Continue reading

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