Articles on Culture

BALTIMORE (BP) — Questions from churches about the transgender issue and the tide of culture pointed to the need for Southern Baptists to address the topic during their annual meeting, the convention's lead ethicist said. Messengers to the 2014 Southern... Continue...

You need to watch this insightful dialogue between Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless on ESPN’s First Take. They are reacting to Michael Sam kissing his boyfriend moments after becoming the first openly gay player to be drafted into the... Continue...

QUESTION: I was just wondering—one of the things that we want to do is to help our people avoid kind of the sacred-secular split and see a holistic view of the Christian life—life in the kingdom of Christ. But one... Continue...

Did you ever imagine a hashtag could help spread the word about Christian persecution in a matter of hours? Neither did I. The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter trend has garnered global media and government outcries after Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group,... Continue...

Day One One does not have to be in ministry very long to know that the issue of sexuality is a hot topic. And one just needs take a glance at the hashtag #erlcsummit to see that this is a... Continue...

The following is a sampling of media coverage from the 2014 ERLC Leadership Summit: Southern Baptist summit has frank talk on sex Heidi Hall, USA Today The nation's culture war is over when it comes to homosexuality and same-sex marriage, Southern Baptist... Continue...

They are born after 1980. They don’t know much about Thatcher, but they do know about Bieber. They take “selfies.” Much discussed, oft-misunderstood, they are the Millennials. A December 2013 poll of this much-fretted-over demographic offered fresh light on their political views.... Continue...

“Y’all” is one of the finest words in the English language. It is an inclusive and precise term.Y’all is a second-person plural, meaning it is a plural version of “you.” So, for example, somebody would say: “You want to go... Continue...

Well, once again, a lawyer has told me to clean out my desk and vacate the premises, this time in The Atlantic. In truth, he was talking about natural law, not me, Christianity. But whenever someone says, “A government that tries... Continue...

An Address at the Inauguration of Gregory Alan Thornbury as the Sixth President of The King’s College Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church New York City April 3, 2014 I first encountered Gregory Alan Thornbury not as a person and not even... Continue...