The past year has been a blur for me, full of a move, a transition, and, at long last in keeping my promise to my kids, a dog. Here’s one new thing I’ve put off a little while, and I’m excited about: the new “Moore to the Point.”
Today would be Johnny Cash’s 82nd birthday. Unlike many celebrities whose name dies out with the obituaries of their fan base, Cash continues to matter. And I think it matters that we understand why.
Today Kirsten Powers and Jonathan Merritt wrote an article for the Daily Beast accusing conservative Christians of hypocrisy and unchristian behavior for suggesting that some persons’ consciences won’t allow them to use their creative gifts to help celebrate same-sex weddings.
As 2014 begins, I’m going to take a little while away with my family, to plan out a game plan for the new year and to rest up after a non-stop blur of activity that whirred on from my election as president until now, not to mention navigating this new life of living in two cities at once.
Here’s my end-of-the-year roundup of the best books I read this year. They are not all 2013 books (though most of them are), but they’re all books I found especially meaningful this year.
Tonight I took to Twitter to say that A&E’s suspension of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson is ridiculous. If the reports are true that the reality TV star’s suspension was due to his stated views on homosexuality then I hardly think silencing him can be called open-minded. In fact, it’s the sort of censorious cultural fundamentalism that is neither “progressive” nor “pluralistic.” Let me stipulate that I’m not really much of a
Russell Moore answers a difficult question from a pastor who wonders how he should approach baptizing an autistic teenager who has expressed genuine saving faith, but has difficulty communicating. How should this impact the baptism experience?