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April 2, 2007
March 20, 2007
Is “family time” encroaching on “church time?” Leadership, a publication in the Christianity Today family of magazines, surveyed 490 pastors last year, asking them about church life and family. A major theme — parents are taking their kids to soccer games rather than to church.
The soccer games are only an illustration, of course, but team…
March 6, 2007
Ann Coulter’s deplorable reference to John Edwards at this past weekend’s CPAC has sparked a barrage of commentary from both sides of the political aisle. On today’s program Dr. Moore considers how Christians are to live in a culture that increasingly seems to have lost any place for civility in its discourse. Peter Wood, author…
February 26, 2007
Last night’s 79th Academy Awards provide us with an opportunity to explore what our movies say about us as a culture and what would be a thoughtful Christian approach to the medium of film. To help us sort these questions we’re joined today by Jeffrey Overstreet, film critic at ChristianityToday.com and author of Through a…
February 19, 2007
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November 28, 2006
My family and I attended a media screening for The Nativity Story last night. Here is my instant review — the movie is in season and on message. In other words, the movie faithfully presents the main thrust of the Christmas story. That is no small achievement.
November 22, 2006
The late John Lennon, basking in the glow of fame, once remarked of the Beatles –”We’re more popular than Jesus now.” In more recent days, pop star Elton John gave an interview to a gay-themed magazine related to The Observer [London]. Perhaps Sir Elton is picking up where John Lennon left off.
October 4, 2006
Opera seldom makes the news these days. Once a major force in the culture, opera is now the concern and fascination of a narrowing elite. The reasons for this trend are many, but among these is the fact that opera has followed the trend that now characterizes the world of high art — it is often transgressive, vulgar, and highly political.
September 29, 2006
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