You Can’t Have Ethics Without Stories

Stories, rightly told, shape us. We vicariously are delighted or surprised or disgusted or outraged. It’s not just that we cognitively connect the dots. We actually experience these things.

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Why Theocracy Is Terrible

Some Christians might be confused watching coverage of the demonstrations in Iran. Many in the West identify the problem with the mullah-led government of Iran as not merely dictatorship but “theocracy.” But shouldn’t we aspire, they might ask, to just that: governments ruled by God?

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Why Theocracy Is Terrible

Some Christians might be confused watching coverage of the demonstrations in Iran. Many in the West identify the problem with the mullah-led government of Iran as not merely dictatorship but “theocracy.” But shouldn’t we aspire, they might ask, to just that: governments ruled by God?

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How Charlie Brown Saved My Ministry (Twice)

It hit me that this was my problem: I was sore afraid. It hit me also that what I was hearing was the glory of the Lord. Even though the words I was hearing were mediated at the moment through, of all things, a cartoon child.

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What a Stupid Bumper Sticker Can Tell Us About American Christianity

A stupid bumper sticker is a stupid bumper sticker. I wouldn’t even mention it if the only problem here was that the combination of biblical illiteracy with temporal obsessions too often sums up American evangelicalism. The problem is that the message of this bumper sticker often does too.

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Why I’m Nervous About Driverless Cars

What happens to a view of work when increased automation seems to be constantly “disrupting” careers and even entire industries? Driverless cars and other technological shifts may well be good for the world and for the economy, but many are going to be left behind.

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My Favorite Books of 2017

Each December I post my favorite reads of the past year. I’m not claiming that these are necessarily the “best” books of the year, just ones I both enjoyed and that made me think.

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A Reformation Day for American Christianity

October 31, 2017, is, of course, the 500th anniversary of the onset of the Protestant Reformation, started with Augustinian monk Martin Luther’s 95 theses against the practices of the Catholic Church of his era. Most American evangelicals will probably not… Read More

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A Reformation Day for American Christianity

October 31, 2017, is, of course, the 500th anniversary of the onset of the Protestant Reformation, started with Augustinian monk Martin Luther’s 95 theses against the practices of the Catholic Church of his era. Most American evangelicals will probably not… Read More

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Batman, Superman, and a Rebirth for the Family

For the past 75 years or so, Superman has had a girlfriend. Now he has a wife, and a son, and a new direction. And he’s not alone. Even Batman, easily caricatured as a loner in his cave, has a… Read More

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