I am not equipped for this. Covid, George Floyd, a string of wild fires, the deadly explosion in Beirut, a locust swarm in East Africa, protests in Hong Kong, a derecho in my own backyard…not to mention murder hornets, meth-gators, and nunchuck bears, oh my! I quite literally cannot keep up with the constant stream of bad news and heartbreak that seems poised to crush us all.
Do you ever wonder how the internet will have redefined societal norms 50 years from now? If so, you’re not alone.
In his podcast, Revisionist History, Malcom Gladwell takes dive after deep dive into human history’s most overlooked and misunderstood topics. Across four seasons of podcasts, the acclaimed author of Outliers and David and Goliath exposes his listeners to their presupposed beliefs and expectations for how the world works.
For those of you who have been podcast-raised on shows like Serial and S-town, you will not be disappointed with White Lies.
James E. Beitler III offers a fascinating exploration of the place rhetoric plays in Christian life and witness in his book, Seasoned Speech: Rhetoric in the Life of the Church.
Whether or not we are willing to admit it, we are all reformers.
“The Kingdom of God Has No Borders” provides us with a wide-ranging, closely researched account of just how American evangelicals have been involved overseas—and to a lesser extent, of how that involvement played out back home.
In his book, Why Liberalism Failed, Patrick J. Deneen suggests that liberalism ushered in a new definition of liberty and along with it, a radically new understanding of what it means to be human.
Brandon O’Brien’s Demanding Liberty reintroduces us to a forgotten hero who deserves to be remembered and emulated. Isaac Backus found the courage through his faith and earnest conviction to pursue religious liberty for all Americans.
The student inmates are, for the most part, never getting out of prison. But, they have committed themselves to spend the rest of their lives serving others in prison.
The contemporary popular evaluation of Guy Fawkes is a great example of how iconic historical figures can become completely separated from their real-life inspiration.
We know, in the abstract, that we might be wrong — we just never think we’re wrong in the here and now. But what if the space of being-wrong is precisely the space Christians — as redeemed sinners — are called to inhabit?