Category Archives: Celebrity and Culture

Miley Cyrus and the Eschatological Hope of “We Can’t Stop”

True Confessions: I do not regularly consume “pop” or “top 40” music, such as Miley Cyrus.  However, I am occasionally a sucker for a catchy melody.  In the late 90s I fell hard for the Backstreet Boys’ song “Everybody (Backstreet’s … Continue reading

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Standing with “Pussy Riot” in Defiance of the Church

Today, I stand in solidarity with the Russian, feminist, punk-rock, art collective known as “Pussy Riot.”   And as I do so, I do it as one who professes faith in Jesus Christ and as one who stands in defiance … Continue reading

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Killing Black Babies and the Legacy of a Deceived King

Today, on a day when we pause to remember the towering legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I want to tell you a rather tragic story – a story about the intentional efforts to eradicate the black race. It … Continue reading

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Would Tim Tebow – and Jesus! – Like you to Buy a Pair of Shoes or a T-Shirt from a Slave?

As many of you know, several days ago, a friend of mine posed a question on his blog in which he asked: “Is Tim Tebow a Hypocrite?”  What could only be ordinarily described as a “sleepy little site” was suddenly … Continue reading

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Is Tim Tebow a Hypocrite?

Two days ago, a friend of mine put up a provocatively titled new post in which he dared to ask the question: is Tim Tebow a hypocrite?  Now most of you probably know who Tim Tebow is, but on the … Continue reading

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