Can't Hear

Defaulting to Bigotry

I think it’s hard for people in general to grasp that you can like and respect other people very different from yourself without agreeing with them. It’s possible. And it’s not only possible, it’s often necessary. […] Sometimes there really are irreconcilable differences in worldviews, and it’s important to recognize that. Disagreement, even strong disagreement, … Read more

The End of Men

The Collapse of Manhood

Ready for something bombastic? How about Hanna Rosin’s recent Time article where she claims that “men are obsolete?” Though Rosin admits that she can’t exactly “prove” her point – because men are still necessary for reproductive functions and that kind of thing – she points to Toronto’s mayor, Rob Ford, as “a shining example of … Read more

Uncool

Keeping Church "Un-cool"

In response to Rachel Held Evans’s viral CNN piece, “Why millennials are leaving the church”, Brett McCracken writes in The Washington Post that fault may lie more with millennials than the church. Amidst a cacophony of online ruminations on the issue, this strikes us as a refreshingly different take. While Evans suggests that church leaders … Read more