Jemar and Tyler discuss current events surrounding the controversial videos of “an undercover meeting with a top-level Planned Parenthood abortion doctor executive” Podcast – Play in new window | Download Subscribe – iTunes – RSS Social – @_PassTheMic – Facebook
Our media-centric society is often awash in a sea of opinions; recent events have intensified the commentary on matters of race, marriage and public engagement. The volume and intensity make for choppy and crowded waters, but I will wade in anyway. Christian Participation in Public Life Some have called for Christians to emphasize church identity […]
Amid widespread calls to take down the Confederate flag there is both promise and peril.
Jemar is joined by Tyler Burns and Beau York to discuss the 2 topics you can’t talk about at the dinner table: Religion and Politics. Specifically the group takes on the challenge of how Christians engage one another when they find themselves on different sides of the political aisle. This begins a series which needs […]
Charlie Hebdo, ISIS, Boko Haram. These words bring to mind tragedy and ideologically fueled violence. As members of the global community, Christians should understand the factors that lead some to engage in acts of terror in the name of their beliefs. In this episode, student of international human rights, Karen Ellis, helps us understand the […]
As we find ourselves in a season of political activism, Earon James reminds us to trust God’s sovereignty and not to get caught up in culture wars.
Today marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the U.S. Supreme Court decision which struck down state-sanctioned segregation in U.S. public schools and marked a significant turning point in the Civil Rights movement. In many ways, the 60th anniversary of Brown highlights a curious contradiction in American society. It reveals both […]
Here is a good article by George Weigel over at First Things entitled “Tribulation Compounded by Blasphemy.” As the Revised Standard Version renders the fourteenth chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, Paul and Barnabas remind the proto-Christians of Antioch that it is only “through many tribulations” that we enter the Kingdom of God. The New […]
By Trillia Newbell, Main Contributor I remember when I first heard Barack Obama had won the presidency of the United States. I was thrilled. The first Black President of the United States. I thought about how proud my father would have been if he were alive. I thought about the men and women who fought […]
Man, it’s loud. Lately it seems someone turned up the volume. Most election years naturally excite enthusiasm and rancor. However, the volume seems particularly acute this year. Politically speaking, the country appears more divided than I ever remember it being. From those who bleed democrat blue to those who rage with republican red, and the […]