Category Archives: Faith and Culture

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

Halloween can be a polarizing time of year for Christians. Some Christians believe that Halloween is inherently evil while others believe that it is harmless. Some churches prohibit their members from celebrating Halloween, some churches offer fun Halloween night alternatives … Continue reading

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7 Lessons from Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens

Lance Armstrong, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens are back in the news. Now that the allegations of using performance enhancing drugs is old news, the media is buzzing with debate about their legacy. How should we remember their accomplishments? Is … Continue reading

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What does your gratitude tell you about yourself?

Around this time of year my children bring home artwork depicting all the things they are thankful for. When I see that mom and dad are right up there with food and toys I feel good about myself. I’ve done … Continue reading

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Haunted by the Beauty of Perfect Sushi

Last week my wife and I finally watched Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a documentary about Jiro Ono, considered by many as the greatest sushi chef in the world. He is recognized by the Japanese government as a national treasure. His … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

If you click today’s Google doodle you are going to find a bunch of links to International Women’s Day. You are going to find people looking back on the political gains women have made over the years. You are going … Continue reading

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David Brooks is Linsane

David Brooks has chimed in on the phenomenon of Linsanity. According to Brooks Jeremy Lin and other “faith-driven athletes” will never be able to reconcile their faith with their drive to compete because sports and faith belong to two irreconcilable … Continue reading

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Why Fashion Matters

Why do so many of us not only permit our teenage daughters to dress like this—like prostitutes, if we’re being honest with ourselves—but pay for them to do it with our AmEx cards? This provocative question comes from Jennifer Moses … Continue reading

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