The headline for a recent article published by Bloomberg News read “America’s Drinking Problem is Much Worse This Century.” In it, the article claimed that “Americans are drinking more than they used to, a troubling trend with potentially dire implications for the country’s future health care cost.” JAMA Psychiatry published a study the previous week […]Read More Filled with the Spirit, or filled with spirits?
With the breaking of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the corrupt culture of Hollywood was once again brought to the forefront of the American conscience. For years there have been rumors about a culture of sexual aggression and pedophilia kept quiet by the industry’s most powerful. What the case of Weinstein (and Cosby if the allegations […]Read More You Were Made for More than Sex
“I know. It’s all wrong. By rights we shouldn’t even be here. But we are. It’s like in the great stories, Mr. Frodo. The ones that really mattered. Full of darkness and danger, they were. And sometimes you didn’t want to know the end. Because how could the end be happy? How could the world […]Read More A Christian Response to Terror in Las Vegas
Charles Spurgeon once wrote that prayer “pulls the rope down below and the great bell rings above in the ears of God. Some scarcely stir the bell, for they pray so languidly; others give only an occasional jerk at the rope. But he who communicates with heaven is the man who grasps the rope boldly […]Read More Why God Doesn’t Answer Every Prayer