Tag Archives: Christian

Pew study: ‘Nones’ now the third-largest religious group in the world

Are we becoming a secular society? It’s a theme I’ve touched on repeatedly in this space, but the idea is intriguing. I like to study history and am fascinated by the trends established by the human race as we evolve. … Continue reading

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Newtown questions: why does God allow evil?

I have delayed writing about God, faith and Newtown on purpose. First and foremost, I was there last week and I can’t say I was completely objective. I initially wrote about my experiences from my hotel room. Since then, I … Continue reading

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‘Two and a Half Men’ star tells Christians to pass on his show

I think we’ve all met those kids. You know the ones I’m talking about — kids who have been handed every luxury in life without having to struggle or experience hard times. I’m just going to use the B word … Continue reading

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Obama, Romney take God off the campaign trail

An interesting story popped up from my NPR Facebook feed this morning and it mirrors topics I’ve been addressing in this space for months. The story is titled, “Both Candidates Leave God Off The Campaign Trail.” Writer Barbara Bradley Hagerty … Continue reading

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Will ‘Teavangelicals’ turn the Obama/Romney tide?

Vacation over so let’s get right into it. Heard an interesting discussion on the way to work this morning on MSNBC (the show is simulcast over Sirius radio) on the supposed “Teavangelical” movement. The word was coined by Christian Broadcasting … Continue reading

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Stryper fans unite!

The 80s were a confusing time musically. I started the decade listening to Kool & The Gang and ended it by discovering Black Sabbath. In between, I went through a hair band phase and saw Winger, Cinderella, ZZ Top and … Continue reading

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Does Hollywood treat religion fairly?

To be released in the York area Sept. 30, “Courageous” is the fourth film from Sherwood Pictures, the moviemaking ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. In 2008, Sherwood produced the highest-grossing independent film of the year with “Fireproof,” … Continue reading

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