Columns on Culture and Media

Why Current Ideas for Easing Racial Tensions Won't Work | Reggie Warren, Race, Partisanship
Why Current Ideas for Easing Racial Tensions Won't Work
By: Reggie Warren
As long as the United States is divided into two groups over race relations, the opportunity to find common ground seems bleak. We need leaders willing to begin to build bridges. Read More ...
Reggie Warren

How Do We Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.? | Starlette McNeill, Martin Luther King Jr.
How Do We Pay Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.?
By: Starlette McNeill
We've named schools after Martin Luther King Jr., but what have we learned? We've named streets after him, but where are we going? We must not merely observe his work; we must put our hands to the plow. Read More ...
Starlette McNeill

How to Provide the Best Education Possible | Zach Dawes, Education, Education Reform, Public School, Parenting, Teachers
How to Provide the Best Education Possible
By: Zach Dawes
Everyone wants to provide the best education possible. To see progress, each "side" must stop portraying the other as the enemy or treating them as a scapegoat. No more blame game. Read More ...
Zach Dawes

How Do We Best Honor Our Right to Freedom of Speech? | David Kerrigan, Charlie Hebdo, Freedom of Speech, Religious Extremism
How Do We Best Honor Our Right to Freedom of Speech?
By: David Kerrigan
In the aftermath of the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine, do we best honor freedom of speech by defending offensive speech? Or should we be using it to challenge tyranny and injustice? Read More ...
David Kerrigan

The Myth of the Rugged Individual | Larry Eubanks, Individualism, Community
The Myth of the Rugged Individual
By: Larry Eubanks
Individualism is a good thing, but we've hurt each other with the myth of the rugged individual. Individualism must be tempered by the recognition that we are social beings who thrive in relationship with one another. Read More ...
Larry Eubanks

What You Gain When You Choose to Give Thanks | Gregory Magruder, Thanksgiving, Social Capital
What You Gain When You Choose to Give Thanks
By: Gregory Magruder
Do you take time for thanksgiving? Not just the holiday called Thanksgiving, but the practice of giving thanks. When we give thanks, we eclipse the unpleasant and live a life of satisfaction. Read More ...
Gregory Magruder

Ebola Crisis Leads to Many Problems in Liberia | Faliku Dukuly, Liberia, Ebola Virus
Ebola Crisis Leads to Many Problems in Liberia
By: Faliku S. Dukuly
Liberia is a weeping nation. Ebola is not only killing people in Liberia and other West African nations, but efforts to limit the virus' transmission have led to other problems. Read More ...
Faliku S. Dukuly

5 Fundamental Questions Asked by Contemporary Films | Sarah Stone, BMS World Mission, Catalyst Live, Apologetics, Movies
5 Fundamental Questions Asked by Contemporary Films
By: Sarah Stone
Contemporary movies ask five fundamental questions. And Christians should be comfortable interacting with mainstream culture to help society answer those questions. Read More ...
Sarah Stone